A Vincentian is among two persons charged in connection with a million-dollar drug bust in Grenada.

Astique Haynes, a 27-year-old, labourer of Chateaubelair and Peter Kim Alexander, 33, unemployed of Grenada, have been charged in connection with the seizure of over EC$1 million worth of compressed cannabis netted in Carriacou.

They will appear at the Gouyave Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

The Community Relations Department (CRD) of the Grenada Police Force said that the cannabis was discovered during a joint police operation on a beach in Windward about 10:30 a.m. on Monday.

Police officers unearthed 18 bags of compressed marijuana weighing approximately 618 pounds.