The execution of a search warrant at a dwelling house in Port Elizabeth, Bequia by Law Enforcement Officers on November 15th, 2017 has led to the discovery of approximately 53lbs of cocaine with a street value of over Two Million East Caribbean Dollars.
As a result, 45 years old Oldo Osborne and 31 years old Sharry Ollivierre have been arrested and jointly charged with three separate drug-related offences.
The duo was on Monday, November 20th, 2017 escorted to the Serious Offences Court before Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne facing charges of possession of a drug with intent to supply, for the purpose of trafficking and conspiracy between 13th and 15th, November 2017.
They were not allowed to enter pleas as the charges were laid indictable. When the issue of bail arose Senior Prosecutor Adolphus Delpesche did not object to their bail but said that bail should be given with strict conditions. Bail was allowed in the sum of $200,000.00 each with one surety each.
They are to surrender all travel documents to the Court and to report to the Port Elizabeth Police Station on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays between 6 am and 6 pm. They are not to leave the country without the expressed permission of the Court.
The Preliminary Inquiry is expected to commence on January 29th, 2018.