Crew member charged after drugs found on boat

A Guyanese man is facing four drug charges after arriving in Barbados on a boat that had 12.13 kilogrammes of cannabis on board.

Thakurdeo Heeraman, 35, was a crew member on the tug boat that towed a barge to Barbados with a consignment of produce from Guyana on Saturday.

A joint operation was carried out by the Police Drug Squad and Customs Enforcement on Tuesday at the Port and 18 packages of marijuana were found in a garbage bag.

Heeraman has been charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation.

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