POLICE PRESS RELEASE – On Tuesday, 28th October 2014, about 5:55a.m personnel attached to the Drug Squad and Special Services Unit, proceeded on an eradication exercise in the San De Fae, Sarrot area.
The law men arrived on a cannabis plantation which appeared to be 2.5 acres in size, with fully grown cannabis plants.
In a small wooden structure, they encountered an individual who was later identified as Joseph Felix of Sarrot. A search conducted in the structure revealed a quantity of dried plant material suspected to be cannabis.
A total of 3,656 fully grown cannabis plants were eradicated and destroyed.
Joseph Felix was formally arrested and escorted to the Custody Suites in Castries where he is detained. Investigations are ongoing.