Members of the Drug Squad have charged a Canadian visitor on four drug-related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Wednesday, September 20.
Thirty-seven-year-old Mellissa Jacythnia McMillan has been charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply cannabis, trafficking of cannabis and importation of cannabis.
McMillan arrived on the island by air, from Canada. A search of her suitcase revealed 22 vacuum sealed packages each containing cannabis. The drug, weighing 13 kilograms, has an estimated street value of $104,000. The police were informed and she was subsequently arrested and charged.
McMillan appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Court on Thursday, September 21 where she pleaded guilty to all of the offences. She was remanded to prison to reappear in court on Monday, September 25 for sentencing.