A middle-aged man from Spanish Town, Jamaica has been remanded at Dodds Prison on drug charges.
Ralph Joseph James, a 61-year-old marine engineer, appeared in a Bridgetown court today charged with being within the limits of Barbados’ exclusive zone in possession of 138.4 kilogrammes of cannabis, which he also allegedly had for supply and had intention to traffic. The offences were committed on November 7.
The illegal drug had an estimated street value of BDS$553 600.
The accused was not required to plead to the indictable charges when he appeared before Magistrate Alison Burke this morning.
James will make his next appearance in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on December 14.