Members of the Drug Squad arrested and formally charged 43-year-old Sheron Denise Natalie Browne of River Land, St Philip for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Wednesday, October 12.
Browne has been charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply and trafficking. She arrived on the island by air from Canada on Wednesday. Having cleared immigration, she was interviewed by customs personnel who conducted a search of her luggage. This search revealed two cans with food labels, containing a quantity of cannabis in her suitcase. She was subsequently handed over to the police along with her luggage.
Browne was arrested and charged and appeared before the District ‘B’ Magistrate Court yesterday. She pleaded guilty to all of the offences.
For the offence of trafficking cannabis, she was fined $25000.00 to be paid by July 31, 2017, or 2 years in prison. She was convicted, reprimanded, and discharged for the other offences.