Men charged with drug offences
The police have arrested and jointly charged four men with several drug offences as a result of the seizure of 14 taped packages of cannabis, weighing 825 pounds by the RBPF Drug Squad at sea about 9 nautical miles off Needhams Point, St. Michael.
They are Stuart Alex Simpson, 30 years of Mount Standfast Gardens, St. James; Anthony Ricardo Giles, 50 years of Fordes Road, Brittons Hill, St. Michael; Dave Ricardo Browne, 33 years of #7 Warrick Lane, Golden Rock, Pinelands, St. Michael; and Vincentian national Eden Carell CharlesVincent, 33 years of Layou, St. Vincent.
They have been jointly charged for the following: possession; possession with intent to supply; trafficking; and importation of cannabis within the territorial waters of Barbados.
The four men are expected to appear at the District A Magistrate Court on Monday July 23, 2012.