Jamaican swallower P Hanson charged

Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Jamaican national, Patrick George Hanson, 46 years, for the offences of:

  • Possession of 1 ½ lbs of cannabis
  • Possession with intent to supply
  • Trafficking; and
  • Importation.
{DEMO VIA - HuffPo} Hanson arrived by air from Jamaica on February 21, 2014 and was interviewed by Police after clearing Immigration. He was referred to a medical facility where he passed out 47 packets containing cannabis which he had ingested. Weight 1 ½ lbs.

{DEMO VIA – HuffPo} Hanson arrived by air from Jamaica on February 21, 2014 and was interviewed by Police after clearing Immigration. He was referred to a medical facility where he passed out 47 packets containing cannabis which he had ingested. Weight 1 ½ lbs.

Hanson appeared at the District B Magistrate Court on Wednesday 26th February 2014, and pleaded guilty to the offences. On the charges of Possession and Importation, he was sentenced to 18 month each, to run concurrent. He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on the remaining charges of trafficking and possession with intent to supply.

  • David Welch – Insp.

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