Four visitors remanded on drug charges
Four Canadian females, including a teenager, today pleaded guilty to drug charges.
Paige Amber Clark, 20; Natalie Linton, 24; and Charlette Blackman, 35, were remanded to prison until Thursday, April 7 after they appeared in the District “B” Magistrates Court on charges of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking.
The fourth female, Emma Jacqueline Young, 17, was fined $80, 000 forthwith or two years imprisonment for trafficking. She was convicted reprimanded and discharged for possession and possession with intent to supply and reprimanded and discharged for importation.
The four who arrived in the country by air on Tuesday were arrested and charged after over 100 pounds of cannabis was found hidden in boxes in their luggage.
A search by Customs officials at Grantley Adams International Airport revealed 40 packages of cannabis in Clark’s luggage; Young’s luggage contained 81 packages while Linton and Blackman had 65 packages each.