UPDATE: St Lucian held with cocaine in Falmouth to face court Tuesday

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UPDATE: St Lucian held with cocaine in Falmouth to face court Tuesday

Thursday, January 18, 2018

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TRELAWNY, Jamaica — Police are reporting that 25-year-old Akim Loctor, a dishwasher of Castries in St Lucia ,was yesterday charged with possession of cocaine; dealing in cocaine; and attempting to export cocaine.

According to detectives assigned to the Narcotics Division, the drug was found on Monday when security personnel conducted routine checks on passengers and crew who were returning to the cruise ship that was docked at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny.

During the search, a package containing one pound of cocaine with an estimated street value of J$625,000 was taken from Loctor.

He is scheduled to appear before the Trelawny Parish Court on Tuesday, January 23.

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