by Linda Straker
- 2 Grenadians and 1 Vincentian on drug-related charges remanded to prison
- Fishing vessel and cannabis confiscated
23 October 2018 is the date set by the Magistrate Court in Gouyave for 3 men who appeared before the court on drug-related charges.
The men who were nabbed at sea with approximately 425 pounds of compressed cannabis appeared at the Gouyave Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, 9 October 2018.
Lynton Murray, 39 years, Fisherman, Anthony Jones, 35 years, Farmer, both of Requin, St David and Vincentian Ronald Charles, 38 years, Labourer, were jointly charged with possession of a controlled drug, trafficking in a controlled drug and conspiracy to import a controlled drug.
According to a police release, the men were intercepted at sea on Thursday, 4 October 2018, during a marine operation by officers attached to the Drug Squad and the Coast Guard about a mile, outside of Gouyave, St John. A fishing vessel was confiscated.
Lawyer Jerry Edwin is providing legal counsel to the men.