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Anegada aircraft seizure: 800kg of cocaine confiscated- RVIPF

-said ‘several persons of interest’ have been arrested, interviewed & released
September 1st, 2023 | Tags: drug bust Anegada VI
Large amounts of cocaine have reportedly been discovered on an aircraft that was grounded at Auguste George Airport on Anegada on August 19, 2023. Photo: Team of Reporters
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are actively conducting investigations into the recent drug seizure on Anegada.

On August 19, 2023, Officers seized a Cessna aircraft and over 800 kilograms of cocaine on the island.

According to the RVIPF in a press release today, September 1, 2023, over the past week, several persons of interest have been arrested and interviewed and have since been released.

Search warrants executed

It said officers have also executed search warrants on several properties on the island.

Acting Commissioner of Police, St Clair Amory, commended all officers involved in the seizures and would like to express thanks to members of the public who have assisted and are willing to assist in this ongoing investigation.

As this is an ongoing and sensitive investigation, the RVIPF said no further information can be disclosed at this time.

Persons with any pertinent information into this incident can contact the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 368-9339. The RVIPF said all information will be held in the strictest confidence.

3 Responses to “Anegada aircraft seizure: 800kg of cocaine confiscated- RVIPF”

  • The watchdog (01/09/2023, 16:42) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
    Free the weed
  • tony montana (01/09/2023, 21:00) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    That's a lot of yayo
  • airport (03/09/2023, 08:06) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    That's a pretty good airport! Forget Beef. Anegada already has the runway length.
    We could pay for the whole damn international airport with this catch!

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