Guns, ammo and drugs found on beach

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Over one and half million dollars worth in marijuana, plus guns and ammunition were dug up at Long Bay yesterday, just days after local law enforcement officials arrested three Venezuelans and a national of the Dominican Republic who tried to sneak into the country via boat in the same area.
The four men, whose names were not released to the media and who were caught at Long Bay around midday Sunday, are still being questioned as the investigation has taken a different turn.
The Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy reported they conducted a joint operation with the Police’s K-9 unit yesterday and found two guns, a Glock 9 mm and a Colt 9 mm, along with 94 rounds of ammunition. One of the bullets was said to be a hollow point.
They also uncovered 179 packages of marijuana totalling just over 411 pounds, with a street value of $1,644,500.
The ONDCP said the drugs originated from Venezuela.
Meanwhile, the four Spanish-speaking, illegal immigrants in custody are to be charged and taken to court today for illegally entering the state, sources confirmed. There’s no word yet on charges for the weapons and drugs.
It is alleged they arrived in Antigua via a boat Sunday but, local authorities, acting on a tip off, caught them as they came ashore.
Meanwhile, sources close to the matter said regional law enforcement agencies are collaborating to investigate another 11 Venezuelans who were reportedly on another boat that passed through Antigua in recent days. The sources said it is believed the boat diverted to Guadeloupe after the quartet was caught and taken into custody here.
The ONDCP said the recent drug bust success brings the total seizures so far, this year, to 810 pounds of cannabis and 50.9 kilos of cocaine.

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