Friday 16 November, 2018

VIDEO: Two Barbadians arrested in huge drug bust in Florida

Dyson Benskin and Calvin Braithwaite were arrested in Florida.

Dyson Benskin and Calvin Braithwaite were arrested in Florida.

Two Barbadian men vacationing in Florida were arrested following a drug bust at the Dania Beach hotel there.

Florida media outlet 7 News Miami reports that  33-year-old Dyson Benskin and 34-year-old Calvin Braithwaite are facing drug charges which include trafficking.

They said that the staff at the hotel "complained about a strong odor coming from their room at the Hyatt Place hotel along Southwest 18th Avenue and Stirling Road, Saturday evening.

"Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the scene and found nearly 100 pounds of marijuana inside."

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