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4 held in crime ring

BEA DOTTIN, [email protected]

4 held in crime ring

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Police say they have?broken up a crime network at the Bridgetown Port and have arrested four people and seized quantities of cannabis, guns and ammunition.
A police report said that members of the Drug Squad, in a continuous operation which began last year, reaped “success” between last Wednesday and Thursday in dismantling the “criminal ring” made up of Port employees and a man employed as a cargo shipper.
Those arrested were: Port security officer Selwyn Junior Thorne, 37 years old, of Christ Church; docker Chelston Anthony Mayhew, 41, of St Michael; 57-year-old Jeffrey Orlando Jackman, of St Philip, a Port security officer; and Michael Ophneil Williams, 41, a shipper of St Philip.
They have all been charged with possession of 46.2 kgs of cannabis, and trafficking and possession with intent to supply and importation of the drug. (JS)