Detectives from the CID drug section have nabbed a suspected drug kingpin and recovered an assortment of equipment for manufacturing narcotics.

They also recovered a few grams of cocaine and a number of ecstasy tablets.

Early this Thursday (today) morning detectives from the CID drug section swooped on unsuspecting 39 year old James Francis Joseline who has a dual British and Zimbabwean citizenship at number 7 Marion Close in Glen Lorne where he is a tenant at the cottage.

Among those that were recovered include a pill making machine which makes up to a thousand pills per hour, 8.5 grams of cocaine, 43 ecstasy tablets, 133 grams of ecstasy powder and a machine for compressing marijuana or mbanje.

Colorants and an array of other medical related ingredients used in the preparation of narcotics and hard drugs were also allegedly recovered in Joseline’s possession.

The suspect is in police custody assisting with investigations and is expected to appear in court this Friday (tomorrow).