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WE & JVD men held in major drug bust off Haiti

Photo: A Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDT) arrives on scene and detains the suspected smugglers Nov. 23, 2014. The men are being held in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, from November 25, 2014. Photo: Caribbean News Now
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This news site's sources within the law enforcement community have confirmed that two men residing in the Virgin Islands have been held in custody in Puerto Rico for being caught allegedly with some 216 grams of cocaine near Haiti.

One of the men is said to be a resident of West End while the other is from the sister island of Jost Van Dyke. While this news site has been furnished with the names of the two, and despite the fact that it has been confirmed by our sources, it has not been made clear whether or not they have been formally charged yet.

According to the information received, Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDT) and crew of the Argyll teamed up to seize 216 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of $7.1 million after a Dutch maritime patrol aircraft detected a suspect go-fast and vectored the Argyll to the vessel's location on November 23, 2014.

This was also reported on Caribbean News Now but the men's names were also not mentioned.

The go-fast vessel was stopped and two suspects were taken into custody. The contraband was offloaded in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, on Tuesday November 25, 2014. The two detained are said to be 'local boys'.

46 Responses to “WE & JVD men held in major drug bust off Haiti”

  • x factor (01/12/2014, 16:08) Like (29) Dislike (16) Reply
    Call names
  • fish (01/12/2014, 16:20) Like (31) Dislike (51) Reply
    Hard time uder ndp
  • VG 1 (01/12/2014, 17:17) Like (32) Dislike (7) Reply
    They will do hard time alrigth, in prison.
  • local girl (01/12/2014, 21:07) Like (13) Dislike (24) Reply
    Free dem ..... NDP have the country hurting
    • SMH (02/12/2014, 09:07) Like (25) Dislike (2) Reply
      People decide to throw their lives away by transporting drugs, their decision mind you, and some how it's the government's fault??? You CANNOT blame the government for people's nonsensical actions and behavior.
  • Hmmm (01/12/2014, 22:13) Like (9) Dislike (6) Reply
    I know that boat!!! Never thought the owner was into this kind of thing jack I tell u
  • asura (02/12/2014, 08:11) Like (3) Dislike (3) Reply
    All the way out there?
  • Pathetic (02/12/2014, 09:17) Like (22) Dislike (4) Reply
    What length people won't go to live the big life, even if it mean hanging their mothers by their breasts. Pathetic. Their a$$s should have been fed to the sharks. Sorry, this is how I feel. Drugs ruin the lives of many of my family and friends, and I can't have sympathy for drug dealers. All of us see some one who we know suffer and decline from the ravage of the drug scourge, but we turn a blind eye and idolize the glitter and glam of the perpetrators. So Sad as a People.
  • JVD MASSIVE (02/12/2014, 09:22) Like (1) Dislike (8) Reply
    You all can't wait until they get charged to know they names???

    I know both men but not saying a word.
  • Hmm (02/12/2014, 09:46) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    Them West man have a totally different mind-set from the rest of the island/territory; seems like. It's always somebody from down there in relation to all these drug busts, SMH.
  • bystander (02/12/2014, 09:58) Like (34) Dislike (9) Reply
    It's crazy how some people don't even realize that without drugs a lot of things wouldn't be as successful as they are today. im not saying YES to smuggling and all that but there is a benefit within. Hate on me if you want but who knows about it knows what I'm talking about
  • Strupes (02/12/2014, 10:02) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Them boy really stop ?! I know they had more gas than that dingy! WAY more! They was suppose to turn the bow East and keep it moving, full throttle. But til Haiti thou ?!
  • Yes (02/12/2014, 10:20) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Dem home boyz up on the bow kneading down and praying.
  • Scary Mary (02/12/2014, 10:51) Like (11) Dislike (5) Reply
    Thankfully they were caught outside the BVI which means they will likely get the sentence they deserve rather than a slap on the wrist. Glad they didn't manage to bring their nasty drugs here or anywhere for that matter.

    I've seen that boat around the west end for quite some time now. I don't know the fellow who owns it but all I can say is that I am not in the least bit surprised.
  • maybe (02/12/2014, 13:10) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Maybe they borrowed the boat go to Santo Domingo to look work (or Spanish Women) and did not realize there were drugs on board................... lol
  • Christmas (02/12/2014, 13:47) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lawdy them catch Santa Claus and his right hand elf.........It will be a dry Christmas for the good boy and girls in the B.V.I smh
  • 444 (02/12/2014, 14:27) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    another one got caught..oh well
  • wize up (02/12/2014, 14:27) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    the third-pillar of the economy is taking hit-after-hit...boy we really need to seriously consider agriculture....
  • KB (02/12/2014, 14:44) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Some people just don't know when to quit!
    • jackass (02/12/2014, 23:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      they actual know when to quit but they just think de brain bigger than the average man on this here earth!!!!!!
  • Lordy! (02/12/2014, 16:24) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    According to the Coast Guard, the 216 kilograms of cocaine recovered from Operation "Martillo" is valued at THIRTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS!

    uscgnews.com/go/doc/4007/2426390/Operation-Martillo-drug-bust-results-in-35-million-of-cocaine-
  • ! (02/12/2014, 19:22) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is what happens when you don't read and understand, comprehension is key. The operation "Martillio" recovered a total of 35 million for the entire operation. They are only 7.1 million, the other bust was 27.9 million. Do the damn math!!!
  • read and understand. (02/12/2014, 20:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Boat by haiti not same boat read the fine print .35 million is the combined value of two different bust. There was 7 . Something milli... read people and understand what you reading
  • lollololol (02/12/2014, 20:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    well well look a thing, it get tight for man coming in wid drugs so dem got to go get it dem selves wel wel
  • Read and understand (02/12/2014, 20:49) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    They never mentioned where boat was apprehended .U.S. coast guard news.Readers are combining two different bust by same coast guard boat .
  • @ Real (02/12/2014, 22:30) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    @Real u sound upset that u can't afford to buy one of them $300 boat!!! Lol
  • jackass (03/12/2014, 07:59) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    A mother must train up a child in the way it should grow,but she's to greedy.See what she did to her child life,and I'm not upset you upset the game is over.
  • wize up (03/12/2014, 18:20) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    all i have to say; the virgin islands is now filled with undercover DEA not only undercover DEA a number of guys informing(RATS)...droping the dime now pays big-money....the same person the guys buying the dope from are DEA or them getting set-up!!!!!!
    • Joaquin Guzman (04/12/2014, 12:34) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      You sir is telling the truth! The same man dem ayo celebrate in the streets who been doing deal but never got arrested you never wondered why? With their bikes and car up and down talking bout they don' deal like that no more? From Huntums Gut to else where they don't have to sell like that cause their main job is SNITVHING OUT EVEYBODY ELSE.
  • 284 (03/12/2014, 22:28) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Drugs 4 life f the police!!!
  • Fans/Haters (same thing) (04/12/2014, 00:04) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    To all of the fans, I mean haters...trust me when I tell you they're not mad at you, they don't even care about what you think or say; they understand that you have your job to do so "go right ahead...hate" You do it so well. LOL

    P.S.: Try to stop thinking about them soooo much IF YOU CAN, I don't think they know you exists ;)
  • Strupes (08/12/2014, 17:08) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Any updates yet please
  • Hmm.. (12/07/2016, 15:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Any updates yet?


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