Officers attached to Drug Squad Unit during an operation on Saturday, 19 March 2022 executed a search warrant at the home of Ron Richardson, 30 years, Vendor of Grenville, St Andrew.
During the search, 3 packages of cannabis weighing 16 pounds were seized. The drug has an estimated street value of EC$36,288.
Ron Richardson along with Vincentian national Roland Hooper, 35 years, Construction Worker of Petit Bordel, St Vincent and the Grenadines were arrested and charged for Trafficking in a Controlled Drug following the discovery.
Both men appeared at the Grenville Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 21 March 2022 and were granted bail with 2 sureties each.
Richardson was granted bail in the sum of $20,000 while Hooper was granted bail in the sum of $20,000 with $10,000 to be posted in cash, $10,000 in assets.
As part of their bail conditions, they both have to surrender all travel documents and report to Grenville Police Station on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday weekly between 6 am and 6 pm.
The matter was adjourned to 31 March 2022.
Office of Commissioner of Police