February 26, 2020

BARBADOS – Civil Engineer held with ganja worth $837,000


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From Caribbean News Service

A 34-year-old Civil Engineer is due in court on drug related offences.

, of Lot #405 , St James, was arrested on August 31 following an operation at the Bridgetown Port conducted by the and Customs Enforcement Division.

Police say 40 pails of adhesive glue, each containing a quantity of cannabis wrapped in brown tape, were discovered.

Investigations further revealed that these pails arrived in onboard a Cargo Vessel from St Lucia and were consigned to a company in .

Investigations conducted by the Drug Squad led to the arrest of Gittens.

He was charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply, trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis.

The weight of the drugs was 418.8 lbs with an estimated street value of over $837,000.

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