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.