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Police stumble on $millions in uncustomed goods during robbery probe

Published:Tuesday | August 12, 2014 | 6:43 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

Police detectives from the Kingston Western Division and the Organized Crime Investigation Division this morning stumbled upon millions of dollars worth of uncustomed goods while carrying out a robbery probe.

According to the police, their probe into an August 8 robbery on Pechon Street, Kingston, took them to Septimus Street in Jones Town this morning where they uncovered more than 380 cases of liquor, phone cards and uncustomed cigarettes, for which persons at the location could not give an account.

The police say the owner of the premises fled the scene on their arrival.

Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police Steve McGregor says several applications have been sought for dances and other events, however promoters should be careful not to purchase illegal items.

"Dances are easy unloading points for these illegitimate items so the police will be visiting these locations requesting proof of purchase and authenticity of these items," said SSP McGregor.

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