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Prison officer on drug charges gets bail

NATASHA BECKLES, [email protected]

Prison officer on drug charges gets bail

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The prison officer who was slapped with three drug-related charges was granted $3 000 bail with one surety when he appeared in court today.

Robin Wesley Wiltshire, 54, of Coach Hill, St John appeared before Magistrate Douglas Fredericks in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court, charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply and trafficking.

He is scheduled to reappear in the District ‘C’ Court on October 19.

Wiltshire was arrested and charged after police executed a search warrant at his residence and allegedly discovered seven taped packages containing cannabis.

The drugs weighed 262 grammes and had an estimated street value of $1 314. (PR/NB)