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Two charged with drug trafficking

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Two charged with drug trafficking

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An accountant with the Central Bank of Barbados and another man have been charged with drug trafficking, supplying and possession of 15 pounds of cannabis.

Corrie Randolph Walkes, 36, of Apt #3 Lot 263 Lowlands Park, Christ Church, an accountant, and Dale Orlando Nicholls, 33, of Roncliffville, Scotts Terrace, Grazettes, St Michael are alleged to have committed the offences on  Saturday April 20 at Scotts Terrace, Grazettes, St Michael.

Police alleged that they intercepted a van in which the men were travelling and found a duffle bag containing three packages of cannabis with an estimated street value of $30,000. 

Nicholls is facing another three similar charges in relation to 158 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $316 000. Officers are alleging that the drugs were found following the execution of a  search warrant at an apartment occupied Nicholls at Grazettes, where  20 packages of cannabis were discovered. (PR/AC)