A Jamaican hairdresser appears in the District “B” Magistrate Court today to answer four drug-related charges in connection with an attempt to smuggle cannabis inside loaves of bread through the Grantley Adams International Airport.
Chantel Shaunalee Whyte, 20, has been charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of 5 lbs of cannabis.
Whyte, who arrived from Jamaica at about 7.20 pm yesterday was interviewed by police then referred to customs, where a search conducted by officers turned up nothing illegal.
However, when she was handed back to police officers a further search revealed a cardboard box containing two packs of bread containing the drug.
She was then arrested.