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Jamaican chef on drug charges

A Jamaican chef who came to Barbados after swallowing more than 30 packets containing a pound of cannabis will appear in court tomorrow.

Martell Antonio Stewart will face charges of possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation.

The 41-year-old arrived in Barbados last Thursday and was interviewed by police after clearing Immigration.

Stewart was then referred to a medical facility where he eventually passed out 32 drug-filled packets.

5 Responses to Jamaican chef on drug charges

  1. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce February 9, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    When are they going to learn? Feel free to smoke, cook and eat the national dish in Jamaica that is part of their culture. For the love of God do not risk your life putting the Mari in the stomach just for paper.

  2. Rawle Spooner
    Rawle Spooner February 9, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    No surprise at all, wonder how many get away compare to being caught.

  3. Doria Alleyne
    Doria Alleyne February 9, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    Why don’t you all go and look for the those who are bringing in cocaine.

  4. Jane Johnson
    Jane Johnson February 9, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Srely he must know he would be caught , thank God he was caught in time.

  5. Lisa Bennett
    Lisa Bennett February 10, 2014 at 12:56 am

    So wait… that ganja I smoked while on vacation in Barbados came out of some Jamaican’s azz? LOL.. I kid. I kid. But seriously, why is ganja being smuggled into BGI? Can’t the stuff be grown locally? He took a big chance for a small reward.


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