Trinidadian charged & Drug eradication continues in rural Barbados
Dane Marvin Grainger 34 year old Trinidadian national was arrested and charged on Monday 19 August 2013, by members of the Drug Squad for the offences of:
1. Possession of 1 kilo of cocaine
2. Possession with intent to supply;
3. Trafficking; and
Grainger appeared at the District B Magistrate Court today, Tuesday 20 August, 2013, and pleaded guilty to the charges. He was fined $35,000 to be paid by 02 September 2013, or 2 years imprisonment. He was remanded.
CANNABIS ERADICATION OPERATIONS CONTINUE
Members of the Marine Unit conducted land operations targeting the eradication of cannabis cultivation today Tuesday 20 August 2013, in several areas of the island. The Force continues to see an increase in this type of activity and we are ever more committed to continue the fight against illegal drugs whether on land or at sea.
- At Airy Cot, St. George, 267 plants, 4’ to 6’ in height;
- At Pot House, St John, 1,304 plants,4’ 7’ in height , along with 900 seedlings;
- At Bowmanstan, St John, 150 plants 3’ in height;
- At Woodland, St. George, 9 plants.
David Welch | Insp.
Pub. Rel’s. Officer