Two men facing several drug-related charges were granted bail when they appeared in court today.
Jamar Curwin Henderson Forde, 31, of Walkes Spring Tenantry, St Thomas and Gregory Rudolph Grandison, 54, of Proute Hill, St Thomas were arrested by members of the Drug Squad on Thursday, December 28.
On Friday, December 22, Custom Officers at the port discovered 20 taped packages containing cannabis concealed in a compressor at the Port. The police were informed and investigations were conducted which resulted in the arrest of Forde and Grandison.
They were jointly charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, trafficking of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply, importation of cannabis and conspiring to traffic in cannabis.
Both men appeared before Magistrate Douglas Fredricks in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court and pleaded not guilty to the offences. They were each granted bail in the sum of $25,000 to reappear in court on April 11, 2018.