Law enforcement authorities have made their second major drug bust in as many days.
Lawmen seized 50.5 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of $2, 525,000.00, and 160 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $640,000 last night during a joint operation off Maxwell coast, involving the Barbados Coast Guard, the Police Marine Unit, the Drug Squad and the Regional Security System, when they intercepted a vessel with two Barbadians on board.
The men, aged 64 and 42, have been taken into custody.
On Tuesday, lawmen seized 279 pounds of marijuana from a fishing vessel off the shores of Barbados. A 29-year-old man is in custody assisting police with their investigations.