Two busted

Two remanded on drug charges

The two men who were apprehended during yesterday’s drug bust off Paradise Beach, St Michael have been remanded to prison. Hamilton McDonald Branch, 45, of Sherbourne #3, St John and Michael Ricardo Headley, 35, of Guard Low Path, Waterford, St Michael were charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and the importation of 405 pounds of cannabis when they appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ court today.

Ricardo Headley (left) and Hamilton McDonald Branch
Ricardo Headley (left) and Hamilton McDonald Branch

The two were the occupants of a fishing boat that lawmen intercepted about half a mile from the beach and seized eleven polythene bags containing the drugs.

Branch and Headley will reappear in court on September 8th, 2015.

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