Barbadian Officers arrest man for drugs at GAIA, while next man arrested for murder #lifebuoy #smuggling #narcotics #airport #police #barbados #cannabis #jamaica
Kemar Oneil Hamilton, 19 years. A Jamaican national was arrested and charged for the following offences whilst at the G.A.I.A on March 28th 2012.
- Possession a controlled drug to wit cannabis.
- Possession with intent to supply.
About 11:40 hrs, Hamilton arrived by air and was interviewed by Police who referred him to Customs. A search was done of his luggage which revealed 12 taped packages concealed in boxes of bacterial soap. These packages were examined and revealed quantity cannabis weighing 3.5 pounds.
Hamilton appeared at the District B magistrate Court and pleaded guilty to the charges. He was sentenced to 18 months for possession; 18 months for possession with intent; 25 month for trafficking and 24 months for importation. All sentences to run concurrently.
2. Man arrested for Murder
Richard Ricardo Greenidge, 22 yrs of Bonnetts, Brittons Hill, St. Michael was arrested and formally charged for the murder of Javon Layne. This incident occurred on 4th March 2012, at St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church.
(The accused was the subject to a sketch done by the police artist)
- David Welch | Insp.
Pub. Rel’s. Officer of the RBPF