Sunday 19 May, 2019

Alleged drug mule reportedly passes out over $1m worth of cocaine

Detectives assigned to the Police Narcotics Division arrested and charged a man for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) in Kingston on Sunday, March 3.

Charged is 50-year-old Oral Willis of St Ann’s Bay, St Ann.

He has been charged with the offences of:

•             Possession of cocaine,

•             Dealing in cocaine; and

•             Importing cocaine

Reports are that during security checks, Willis was stopped and interviewed and based on his responses, he was detained.

Willis was subsequently taken to a medical facility, where he was examined.

He subsequently expelled 102 homemade capsules containing a white substance resembling cocaine, which collectively weighed approximately 2.2 pounds, and has an estimated street value of J$1.1 million.

He is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday, March 13.

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