Posted on 11 February 2019. by Jones Bahamas
A major drug bust on the island of Andros last week has resulted in police uncovering eight marijuana fields in San Andros.
Following a joint operation by Drug Enforcement Unit, US Drug Enforcement Agency and officers from the North Andros District, in two separate incidents last week, police recovered in excess of 90,000 marijuana plants.
In the first discovery, according to police reports, shortly before 7:00am Thursday, 7th February, OPBAT officers, while on air patrol over San Andros, North Andros, discovered four marijuana fields.
Following the discovery and with the assistance of Andros Division Officers, they uprooted a total of 9,700 marijuana plants ranging from 6 inches to 3 feet in height, before destroying the fields with fire.
A day later, Friday 8th February, shortly after 8:00am, officers from Andros…