Grenadian National Faces Multiple Drug Charges in Barbados

by Donella Hosten

Upon arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados, on Friday, 10 November 2017, 28-year-old David Timothy Junior Lewis, found himself on the wrong side of the law.

Lewis, a Grenadian national, arrived in Barbados, via flight from Trinidad & Tobago. Reports have indicated that Lewis was intercepted and searched by customs, after a police dog indicated the presence of an illegal drug. The search revealed 4 packages in Lewis’ suitcase, each containing cocaine, at a weight of 1.6 kilograms, and an estimated street value of BBD$8,000.

The assailant was then arrested by members of the Drug Squad and was charged with numerous offences; Unlawful Possession of Cocaine, Unlawful Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Supply, Trafficking Cocaine and Importing Cocaine.

He made his 1st court appearance at the District A Magistrate’s Court on Saturday, 11 November 2017, and has since been remanded to prison. He is set to make his 2nd appearance at the Magistrate’s Court in District B on Tuesday, 14 November 2017.

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