The officers boarded the vessel. A search was conducted on it as well as its occupants. A total of five sacks of compressed marijuana were recovered.
The occupants on the said pirogue were 34-year-old Albert Leonce of La Tourney, Vieux Fort, and 35-year-old Winston Fortune of Monkey Town, Ciceron.
Both individuals were arrested and later charged for possession of a controlled drug and possession with the intent to supply a controlled drug.
They are scheduled to make an appearance before the Second District Court in Vieux Fort on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.