Contractor arrested in $15 million St Thomas ganja bust
A 33-year-old haulage contractor from Lyssons, St Thomas remains in police custody in connection with Monday's seizure of ganja worth $15 million.
His name is being withheld pending charges after an interview in the presence of his attorney.
The police say during a joint operation with members of the Jamaica Defence Force, the contractor, driving a Hyundai truck, was intercepted along the Albion main road.
Sixty-nine knitted Bags containing compressed ganja were reportedly taken from the truck.
The drugs and the truck were immediately seized and the driver arrested.