Intensified operations by the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) have been yielding numerous successes in the force’s fight against illegal narcotics.
On Wednesday, 7 June, 4 residents from St Patrick led police on a chase from Telescope, St Andrew and were nabbed at River Sallee, St Patrick with approximately 132 pounds of cannabis. Police investigations are continuing.
In another drug bust on Wednesday, 7 June, a British national, Curtis Collins, 59, of London, was nabbed at the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) while awaiting an outbound flight to London, England. A search of his checked luggage revealed a quantity of cocaine. Collins appeared at the St George’s Magistrate’s Court on Friday,9 June charged with possession of a controlled drug, and was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison. He will reappear in Court on Monday, 12 June 2017.
On Saturday, 3 June, at Perseverance, St George, a Toyota Corolla was intercepted, with 3 men apprehended along with 52-pounds of cannabis seized. Michael James, 29, Electrician of La Mode, St George; Janeil Charles, 31, Fisherman of Woburn and Hakim Mc Queen, 29, Fisherman of Concord, St John appeared at the St George’s Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 6 June charged with possession and trafficking of a controlled drug.
Both James and Charles were remanded in custody, while Hakim was granted bail in the sum of $50,000 with 2 sureties. They will reappear in Court on 24 June 2017.