Police carried out a raid in a section of Fairchild Street, Bridgetown this evening.
It is not clear what time the incident started, but when a Barbados TODAY team arrived on the scene, members of the task force as well as police officers in uniform were carrying out searches of taxis, private vehicles as well as individuals.
The operation, which lasted more than a hour, saw a number of men being taken away in a marked police mini-van.
Motorists and individuals were prevented from entering the area during the operation.
Officers on the scene would not say why the operation was being carried out.