Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Barbadian man on multiple ganja-related charges locally

Detectives from the Police Narcotics Division arrested and charged a Barbadian national for multiple breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act on Tuesday, February 20.  

Charged with possession of ganja, dealing in ganja and taking steps to export ganja is Kirk Weekes, a 36-year-old labourer of Flat Rock, St George in Barbados.

He is schedule to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday, February 23.

Reports from the Narcotics Police are that about 2:40 p.m., Weekes checked in at a local airport to board a flight destined for Barbados. During security screening, he was searched by detectives, and a parcel of compressed ganja was found strapped to each of his thighs.

The ganja weighed approximately 1.7 pounds.

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