On Saturday 23 February 2013, Officers attached to the Soufriere Police Station conducted an eradication exercise on a plantation at St Phillips, Fond St Jacques, Soufriere. According to police during the eradication, a total of Four Thousand and Seven fully grown Marijuana plants were uprooted. In addition, three bags of compressed Marijuana were recovered. The said drugs were destroyed by using fire. No one was arrested in relation to this incident.