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Joint US and Belize law enforcement destroys over US $29 million worth of drugs

GeneralJoint US and Belize law enforcement destroys over US $29 million worth of drugs

A joint anti-drug operation conducted in different areas of the country between Belize law enforcement and the US military Joint Task Force Bravo, announced that the operation was successful and that over US $29 million worth of drugs were destroyed. The operation was conducted last month, March 15 to March 20.

The operation destroyed 34 marijuana fields and about 57,283 mature marijuana plants. In addition, the team also found and destroyed 25 pounds of marijuana seeds.

Joint Task Force-Bravo provided aviation support, on-call casualty evacuation and caving ladder training for 52 Belizean lawmen who took part in the operation.

Due to the huge success of the operation, future joint operations will be carried out.

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