Police are searching for four men who escaped in a pirogue after they were caught offloading drugs in Morne Diablo
Between 2am and 2:30pm yesterday, officers conducting surveillance along the beach observed four men disembarking from a vessel with four white crocus bags.
They entered a forested area near the shoreline, however as the officers moved in, the suspects returned to the pirogue and escaped.
A search of the area where the men were seen resulted in the discovery of four crocus bags, a shotgun and one 12 gauge cartridge under a piece of black canvas.
The bags each contained 25 packets of marijuana, weighing a total of 28.57 kilograms in marijuana and valued at $285,700.