Police Officers attached to the Narcotics and Port Divisions seized just over 6 kilos of cocaine at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James on separate occasions.
Reports are that on Wednesday, March 30 three men employed to a catering company were arrested for attempting to export approximately 3 kilograms of cocaine in nine meal containers disguised as special meals.
The containers were found aboard an aircraft destined for Birmingham, England.
The men have been identified as John Morris, Troy Lawrence and Jovan Palmer, all employed to companies at the Sangster airport.
All three men have been charged with possession and dealing in cocaine and taking steps preparatory to exporting cocaine.
They are scheduled to appear in the Montego Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.
In the second incident on Sunday, a man was arrested after police officers stopped and searched the car he was driving on the compound of the Sangster International Airport.
It is alleged that 3-kilograms of cocaine was found in a bag inside the car.
The man is expected to be charged pending further investigations.
The cocaine seized in both incidents have a combined estimated street value of 8 million Jamaican dollars.