By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
LOCAL authorities seized $5m worth of suspected cocaine at the Freeport Container Port on Monday, however no arrests have been made, police reported.
Inspector Terecita Pinder reported that 490.5lbs of cocaine were discovered while searching a 20ft container. The drugs were in seven black duffle bags that were uncovered by Drug Enforcement Unit officers, along with other law enforcement officials and security personnel at the container port.
According to Insp Pinder, the drugs have an estimated street value of $5,125,000. Police are actively investigating the matter.