Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Clarendon businessman hit with drug charges

A businessman in rural Clarendon is now facing drug charges after a quantity of ganja was reported found at premises which he occupied.

Narcotics detectives seized the drugs on Tuesday and arrested the businessman in connection with the find in Andrew Hill district, Frankfield in the parish.

Reports are that about 6:00 a.m., during operations in the area, law enforcers searched a premises and found three bags containing 28 pounds of ganja.

The drug, which has an estimated street value of $112,000, was subsequently seized.

Fifty-seven-year-old Lascelle Taylor, who was described as a businessman and farmer, was charged with the offences of possession of ganja, dealing in ganja, and using premises for the storage of ganja

Taylor is scheduled to appear in the Clarendon Parish Court on Tuesday, February 26.

Further police investigations continue into the drug find.

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