120lbs Of Cannabis Seized, Three Arrested

November 3, 2022 | 3 Comments

Customs “intercepted a shipment found to contain approximately 120lbs of cannabis” which has an “estimated street value in excess of $5 million,” officials confirmed, adding that warrants were executed, resulting in the “arrests of three suspects in relation to this matter.”

A spokesperson said, “On Monday, October 24th 2022, Police and H.M. Customs conducted a joint operation dubbed ‘Operation Minotaur.’

“The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] Drugs Unit was called in after officers from HM Customs intercepted a shipment found to contain approximately 120lbs of cannabis. Warrants executed at a number of locations in both Pembroke and St Georges resulted in the arrests of three suspects in relation to this matter.”

Detective Superintendent [Acting], Sherwin Joseph of the Crime Division stated: “This was a significant seizure by H.M. Customs. The amount of cannabis it contained has an estimated street value in excess of five million dollars. This is a major success in the ongoing combined effort by both agencies, to combat drug importation and other forms of criminality at our borders.”

A spokesperson said, “The BPS Drugs Unit continues investigations into this incident. No further information will be provided at this time.”

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Operation Minotaur Bermuda November 3, 2022

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  1. whyyylee says:

    They should list it on custom’s new auction website

  2. Bermy says:

    A great job by Customs as it shows that not all persons employed by Customs are involved in smuggling drugs to the Island.

    It’s just a pity that officers at times, are degraded by senior managers

    To the officers who performed their duties and follow procedures, keep up the good work

  3. Antonio says:

    Just make it legal they had nerve to say how much it get on street that means it even more in stores

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