Two airport employees remanded, one bailed
Two employees of the Grantley Adams International Airport who appeared in court on drugs charges have been remanded to prison.
Forty-four-year-old Ronald Livingston Alleyne of Brereton, St Philip and 25-year-old Peter Narine of Grazettes, St Michael appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick along with their colleague, 31-year-old Dexter Jamal Austin of Workmans, St George, charged with possession of cannabis, possession with intent to supply, trafficking cannabis and conspiracy to traffic cannabis.
Magistrate Frederick granted the men $25,000 bail, however Alleyne and Narine were unable to raise the amount and were remanded until September 2.
Austin was able to meet the conditions and was released on bail. He is also due to reappear in court on September 2.
The men were arrested following an operation by the members of the Royal Barbados Police Force which led to the discovery of 19 kilograms of cannabis with a street value of over $80,000.