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Vessel sailing from SVG to VI allegedly held in St Kitts with narcotics

Vessel sailing from SVG to VI allegedly held in St Kitts with narcotics

A vessel that purportedly left St Vincent en route to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) was allegedly held in St Kitts with illegal drugs on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, several regional newspapers are reporting.

Allegations are that several crew members were taken into custody after the vessel was searched at Deep Water Port in Bird Rock, St Kitts and a large quantity of cocaine and marijuana were purportedly discovered.

A video has also been circulating of what is claimed to be the illegal drugs seized. The video was shared by St Vincent Times and WINN.


See link to video: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/6ZYi7FbYjQY

According to WINN, customs officials in St Kitts could not confirm or deny the information when questioned. However, the publication stated that customs officials said that the matter was being looked into, and a joint statement would be issued.

More details to follow.

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