Two Canadians have been arrested and charged in connection with importing cannabis into the country.
They are 18-year-old Valeria Dodon of No.45 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario and 21-year-old Jaydon Vincent Prince-Gales of No. 97 Olde Town Road, Brampton, Ontario.
The two, who were arrested at the Grantley Adams International Airport on April 20, are also charged with possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of the illegal drug.
Police say the accused arrived on the island about 2:30 p.m. interviewed by members of the Drug Squad who then referred to Customs where they were searched.
Thirteen packages of cannabis weighing approximately six kilogrammes with an estimated street value of $48,000 was allegedly concealed in a false bottom of Prince-Gales’ suitcase while Dodon allegedly had 15 packages of cannabis weighing 6.5 kilogrammess – estimated street value of $52,000 – was also concealed in a false bottom of her suitcase.