Monday 16 September, 2019

Two visitors remanded for drugs

Two visitors are facing a number of drug related charges separately.

This after members of the Drug Squad arrested and formally charged a Guyanese national for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Saturday the 3rd of February 2018.  He is Andrew Wayne Mullin, 29 years. 

Mullin was arrested and formally charged for: 

  * Unlawful Possession of Cocaine

   * Unlawful Possession of Cocaine with intent to supply;

  * Trafficking of Cocaine

  * Importation of Cocaine

Circumstances

On Saturday the 3rd of February 2018, Mullin arrived on the island by air from Guyana. Having cleared Immigration, he proceeded to Customs where a search was conducted of his luggage by Custom Officials. During this search, fifteen (15) packages each containing Cocaine was discovered concealed within fifteen (15) packages of Kerrigold Milk powder. The police were informed, and Mullins was arrested and subsequently charged.

Mullin appeared before Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell in the District ‘B’ Magistrates Court today.

He was not required to plea to the indictable offence, and was remanded to prison, to reappear in Court on the 5th of March 2018. 

 

Members of the Drug Squad have also arrested and formally charged a Jamaican national for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Tuesday the 30th of January 2018.  He is Leon Anthony Davis 20 years. 

Davis was arrested and subsequently charged for: 

  *Unlawful Possession of Cannabis

  *Unlawful Possession of Cannabis with intent to supply;

  *Trafficking Cannabis;

  *Importation of Cannabis

 

Circumstances

On Tuesday the 30th of January 2018, Davis arrived on the island by air from Kingston, Jamaica. Having cleared Immigration, he was interviewed by members of the Drug Squad. He was subsequently referred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he passed out a total of thirty-five (35) transparent plastic wrapping containing Cannabis. He was subsequently charged for the offences. 

Davis appeared before Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell in the District ‘B’ Magistrates Court today.

He pleaded guilty to the offences, and was sentenced to 12 months in prison for the offence of Trafficking Cannabis. He was Convicted Reprimanded and Discharged for the other offences.

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