Over twenty pounds of Cannabis was seized by Police and Customs at V.C Bird International Airport in Antigua.

On Sunday, police officers attached to the Narcotics and K-9 Departments, along with Customs officials conducted a drugs interdiction operation at Customs Cargo Warehouse, and found a cardboard box containing a water heater with twenty four vacuum packed packages of Cannabis concealed inside.

The packages were removed and weighed a total of 20 ½ pounds.

The illegal substance was seized and taken to Police Headquarters, pending further investigations.

The package arrived from Canada aboard an Air Canada Flight.