Charges Laid in Airport Drug Bust

2 Airport Security Officers have been charged in connection with the MBIA’s latest drug bust.

Donnett Hillaire, 31 years, resident of Happy Hill, St George; and Jaron Mitchell, 28 years of Maran, St George, were formally charged for possession and trafficking of a controlled drug, after 5 kilograms of cocaine were allegedly found in a room that were occupied by the duo at about 4 pm on 27 December.

Hillaire and Mitchell appeared at the St George’s Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 30 December 2015.

Mitchell was granted bail in the sum of $500,000 with 3 sureties, and has to report to Central Police Station on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between the hours of 6 am and 6 pm. He also has to surrender all travel documents and is required to seek permission from the Court to leave the State.

Hillaire, a Supervisor, was denied bail and has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison at Richmond Hill. They are due back in Court on Tuesday, 19 January 2016.

Source: Office of Commissioner of Police

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