December 14, 2017

Jamaica: Caribbean Estates resident convicted for cocaine worth $92.82 million

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From Jamaica Observer

MICHAEL Abrahams, a 36-year-old resident of Caribbean Estates in Portmore was Monday convicted in the St Catherine Parish Court for breaches of the .

Police reported that on Friday, July 7, 2017 officers were conducting a special anti-narcotics operations between the hours of 4:00 pm and 11:00 pm in Caribbean Estates, when a search yielded three large bags and one suitcase with seventy rectangular parcels, containing cocaine weighing 77.5 kilogrammes, and valued at US$307,000 or $92,827,350. Approximately US$ 1,400 and $40,000 in cash were also seized.

Abrahams was later charged following an interview in the presence of his attorney for possession of cocaine, dealing in cocaine, using premises for the storage of cocaine, conspiracy and possession of criminal property.

He pleaded to the offences of possession of cocaine and dealing in cocaine.

Abrahams will be sentenced in the St Catherine Parish Court on Friday, December 22.

For more on this story go to: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/caribbean-estates-resident-convicted-for-cocaine-worth-92-82-million_119079?profile=1373

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