Confirmed: 3 Jamaicans among six held in Haiti drug bust





Three Jamaicans are among six persons arrested by the police in Haiti in connection with a huge drug bust. The Jamaicans have been identified as Mark Reid, Fenton Johnson and Mark Pitt. Two Colombians and a Venezuelan woman were also arrested.The six were held during an operation near the southern island of lie-a-vache, where three helicopters and three speed boats were used to intercept the suspects. Police in the french-speaking nation said a Haitian businessman who claimed to have called the authorities to secure an abandoned boat with 23 packages of Ganja was also detained as part of investigations.



  
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