$60-million cocaine bust in shipment from Guyana

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cocaine-seized-photo-1.jpgCocaine, with an estimated street value of over $60 million, was seized by detectives from the Narcotics Division along Savannah Avenue in Kingston on Tuesday, September 6.

Reports from the Narcotics Division are that at around 6 pm, during the search of a 20-foot container that was shipped from Guyana to Jamaica, a bag was searched and the illicit substance discovered.

The bag reportedly contained 48 parcels of cocaine, weighing a combined 52.65 kilograms. The estimated street value is US$474, 000 or $60,198,000.

No one was arrested in connection with the find.