Jamaicans among four nabbed in drug bust in Grenada


Jamaicans among four nabbed in drug bust in Grenada

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

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ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Four men, including two Jamaicans, appeared in a magistrate's court here on Monday, charged in connection with a multimillion-dollar (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) drug bust.

Grenadian Bernard Spann, 46; Elvis Chance, 47, of St Vincent and the Grenadines; and Jamaicans Alrick Reynolds, 47, a farmer, and 53-year-old Ian White appeared at St George's No 1 Magistrate's Court jointly charged with conspiracy to traffick in a controlled drug.

Additional charges of trafficking in a controlled drug were laid against Reynolds and Chance, while White and Spann were charged with possession of a controlled drug.

The court heard that the four men were arrested with 40 kilos of cocaine during a joint police operation last week Wednesday night in the capital. The police said the drugs had a street value of $4 million.

Spann was granted EC$300,000 bail and has to surrender his travel documents and report to a police station three times a week, while the other accused were remanded into custody.

They will all re-appear in court here on September 5.

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