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Elderly man on drug charges

An elderly Canadian-Barbadian will appear in court this morning on four-drug related charges.

Erwin Algeron Moseley, 71, has been charged with possession, trafficking and importation of cannabis as well as possession with intent to supply the drug.

According to police, Moseley who arrived here on Sunday, was arrested yesterday after returning to the Grantley Adams International airport to claim a piece of luggage.

Custom officers had discovered packages of cannabis weighing 14.5  pounds hidden in false compartments.

12 Responses to Elderly man on drug charges

  1. BoboTheClown July 5, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Da old criminal taught he coulda fool de law. LOL. Maybe he’ll tell de court it was fa personal use ’cause he usually make a real big “tokeman”. He shouldda been seeking forgiveness ,but instead he seeking to go pun a high.
    i seh, lock E old ass up fa stupidity.

  2. Ryvan Bigman
    Ryvan Bigman July 5, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    The stuggle is real, you’re never to old.

  3. Lilian Lloyd
    Lilian Lloyd July 5, 2016 at 2:12 pm


  4. Maria Leclair Dasilva
    Maria Leclair Dasilva July 5, 2016 at 2:15 pm

    Young dealers eventually become old dealers. The suitcase compartment trick is as old as he is. He needs to update his skills…lol

  5. Alex Alleyne July 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Crime don’t stop.
    We must send he to DODDS after making him pay BDS$10,000.00

  6. Ezekiel Baker
    Ezekiel Baker July 5, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    At 71.

  7. Pam Fazio
    Pam Fazio July 5, 2016 at 4:06 pm

    Do the crime do the time!

  8. Maria July 5, 2016 at 4:32 pm

    They will never learn old or not. Don’t they read the papers
    Crime don’t pay.

  9. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce July 5, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    He using drugs as a pension lump sum, we got news fuh he it’s not valid in BIM it’s illegal. The question is, why did he go back the following day to claim the luggage?
    Who help yuh buy a big guts mule don’t help yuh feed it i.e The person who leads you into trouble is never around to help you out.

  10. bob July 5, 2016 at 6:28 pm

    The problem is that crime does pay! That is why a lot of people are doing this! He got caught, how many didn’t!

  11. Menace II Babylon July 6, 2016 at 3:35 am

    When your visual and led blindly by the media you have the general assumption that crime does not pay. What a lie? What’s a weed mule in comparison to what occurs in Barbados? 14 pounds is over 6 kilos for an elder to travel with. We see a lot of these offences as they are cannon feed for the media to the salivating public to feed xenophobic appetites and attitudes.

    Barbados is not known for hard weed but for fantastic cocaine you do the math. Somehow a very small amount of cocaine is uncovered at the ports of entry. Had a big one the other day and he just forgot to pay his way. Silly me, I forgot that don’t travel in suitcases or on go fast boats but travels prestige in yachts and through diplomatic lounges.

    Daddy, you made a very crucial mistake and will do some time in your twilight years. I say this broadly as a people we are quite judgmental and punitive. I hope crime does not knock at your door in the form of a relative, a son, a daughter, your husband or wife as you always bay for blood, hopefully you keep up the trend.

    May be a repeat offender, may be the first time, aint know if the offence was committed voluntary or under a state of duress who knows. I wonder what was happening in your personal life to make you even want to try that and usually in 95% of importation greed is the common equation and seeking financial opportunities.

    Unless you can pay those fines you have a quite a few birthdays and xmas parties to attend behind bars. It is tragic when a youth loses his freedom, with elders it is distressing to live so long then to get incarcerated when you should be watching your grandchildren and being a doting grandfather.



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