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Jamaican held for drugs

Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged a Jamaican national with four drug offences.

Forty-four-year-old Newton Oral Rose faces charges of possession,  possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of  cannabis.

Rose arrived in Barbados by air from Jamaica. He was interviewed by members of the Drug Squad and later referred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he passed out 70 packages of ingested cannabis weighing  two pounds.

Rose was due to appear at the District B Magistrates Court today.



3 Responses to Jamaican held for drugs

  1. Alex Alleyne May 13, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Barbados must start charging a BDS$10.000.00 fee to the Air Carrier every time a passenger come to its shores caring DRUGS.
    These persons just cannot WALK through security at no air port with DRUGS without being HELP.

    • HardBall May 13, 2016 at 1:19 pm

      And how would the airline know that its customer is carrying illegal drugs??
      Should the airline do a body cavity search and x-ray of all customers?

  2. Coralita May 13, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    This happening too darn often now. Something needs to be done about this crap.

    Does the treaty of chagauramus support this??? I would like the government of Barbados to take these brutes to the CCJ and recover the tax payers money for housing these Jamaican criminals.

    What is the Jamaican government saying about the number of their nationals coming into other caribbean countries with drugs? Then they get vex when you have to send these people back where they come from.


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