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Third man charged in Skeete’s Bay drug haul


Third man charged in Skeete’s Bay drug haul

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MEMBERS OF THE DRUG SQUAD have arrested and jointly charged 53-year-old Courtrum Tyrone Clarke with a number of drug offences alleged to have occurred on December 8 last year.

Clarke, of St Lawrence, Christ Church, had been the subject of a wanted man notice issued on December 20, 2014 in relation to the events which occurred at Skeete’s Bay, St Philip. 

He has been charged with possession of  53.2 pounds of cannabis; possession with intent to supply cannabis; trafficking cannabis; importation of cannabis; possession of  31.7 kilograms of cocaine; possession with intent to supply cocaine; trafficking cocaine and importation of cocaine.

On December 8, 2014, Police intercepted a motor car at Skeete’s Bay, but the occupants escaped. The above quantities of cannabis and cocaine were discovered during the search of the vehicle.

Further investigations led to the arrests of Guyanese national Gregory Manson-Hing, 31, of Craigg Road, St Lawrence, Christ Church and Adrian Obrian Hinds, 54, of Durants, Christ Church, who were charged and are currently on remand.

Clarke is expected to appear at the District A Magistrates Court today. (PR/SAT)