Two arrested and charged for drugs
Two men have been arrested and charged after members of the Drug Squad and the police Special Services Unit executed several search warrants in the morning.
They are Damian Ricardo Talma, a 35 year old university student, of Dacosta Drive, Lodge Hill, St. Michael and 25 year old Damian Allan McCarthy of Dacosta Drive, Rock Hall, St. Philip.
Both men have since appeared in the Oistins Magistrates Court where they pleaded guilty to drug charges.
Talma, who was caught with 22 cannabis plants at his home, faces a fine of $20,000 on or before December 19, 2014 or two years in jail, while McCarthy, who was found with 17 cannabis plants at his home, must pay $5,000 on or before September 19th or spend nine months in prison.