A Vincentian national 35-year-old Steve BROWN, were among a group of four jointly charged with Possession of Cannabis, Possession with the Intent to Supply Cannabis, Being Concern in the Supply of Cannabis and Drug Trafficking.
These charges were brought against the quartet in connection to a counter-drug operation conducted by the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) in Antigua.
A total of approximately six hundred and ninety-seven (697) pounds of compressed Cannabis were also seized. The Cannabis, which originated from St. Vincent, has an estimated wholesale value of One Million Three Hundred and Ninety-Five Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars (ECD$1,395,250).
The arrest comes just four days after an operation in which eight pounds, six ounces of Hashish Oil were seized and two Vincentian nationals were arrested,
All four were charged on Tuesday 16th August 2016,the three other nationals are all Antiguan’s.
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