RGPF Major Drug Busts

RGPF
Royal Grenada Police Force

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.

Office of Commissioner of Police

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