Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged a worker at the Bridgetown Port with three drug offences.
Cedric Roger McIntosh Howell, 51, of 2nd Avenue Sealy Land, Bank Hall, St. Michael faces charges of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of cannabis.
On Wednesday, he was reportedly observed by Port Authority security guards carrying a haversack. However, when challenged by the guards, he discarded the haversack and left the Port.
The haversack was retrieved and found to contain 20 pounds of cannabis. Further investigations by the police led to his arrest.
Howell is to due to appear at the District A Magistrates Court on May 13, 2016.
Just last week, a 57-year-old SOL employee at the Bridgetown Port was granted bail in the amount of $10,000 after he appeared in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court to answer three drug offences.
Frank Jefferson Wiltshire of Fitts Gap, Westbury Road, St Michael was employed as a bunker crewman. Members of the Drug Squad intercepted and searched a motor lorry he was driving and discovered 1.9 kilogrammes of cannabis.