Jamaican national Patrick Junior Gray is expected to appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates Court today on a string of drug related charges.
The 47-year-old of Leith Hall District, St Thomas, Jamaica has been charged with unlawful possession of cannabis; unlawful possession with intent to supply cannabis; trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis.
Gray arrived in Barbados on Friday, May 11 on board Caribbean Airlines flight #BW415 from Kingston.
After clearing Immigration, he was interviewed by members of the Drug Squad and was subsequently arrested on suspicion that he was in possession of a controlled drug.
Gray was taken to the Oistins Police Station where he was interviewed by officers. He admitted to ingesting a controlled drug.
He was then taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he consented to a medical examination by a doctor. He later passed out 76 packages of cannabis, weighing one kilo. The drug has an estimated street value of $8000.