Carriacou Resident Arrested and Charged for Drug Offences

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A sixty-five (65) year old retiree of Mt. Pleasant Carriacou was arrested and charged today (10 October 2013) by officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, Carriacou Police Station, after thirty-two pounds of Cannabis was found in his possession.

The discovery was concealed in wrappings of plastic bag and adhesive tape and was found in a fridge at the accused’s house. The drugs carry and estimated street value of seventy-two thousand five hundred and seventy-six dollars ($72,576.00).

Ray Simon, who was charged for possession of a controlled drug and possession with intent to supply to another, was granted bail in the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) with two sureties, to appear at the Carriacou Magistrates Court on 21 October 2013.

During another operation conducted on 9 October 2013, by officers attached to the Drug Squad Unit and Coast Guard of the Royal Grenada Police Force on Isle De Rhodes, seventy-three Cannabis trees ranging from four feet to twelve feet in height were uprooted.

No one has yet been arrested and charged.

Investigation is continuing.

Office of the Commissioner of Police

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