Pleasure cruise ends in arrest

COURT TODAY BLOCKWhat started out as a pleasure cruise for a 23-year-old man last Saturday, ended up in his arrest after he admitted to possession of cannabis.

It was around 7:45 p.m. while the popular Jolly Roger boat was sailing along the west coast, about half mile off Batts Rock, St Michael, that Jabarry Mascoll of Clifton Hill, St Thomas was observed by security on the upper deck acting suspiciously.

He was approached by security who searched him and found a clear plastic bag containing 26 white grease proof wrappings, along with a small zip lock bag, tucked neatly in his underwear, with what appeared to be cannabis.

Mascoll immediately confessed that the drugs were his, and was taken to the Barbados Coast Guard base and handed over to the marine police.

Yesterday, when the unemployed man appeared in the District ‘A’ Court, Magistrate Douglas Frederick asked him if he had anything to say about taking the drugs onboard the vessel to “mash up de people thing”.

“I jus’ sorry,” he told the magistrate before he was ordered to serve 80 hours of community service.

Mascoll returns to court on August 10.

12 Responses to Pleasure cruise ends in arrest

  1. Hunte Omar
    Hunte Omar May 31, 2016 at 10:28 am

    you are on the wrong path and it is trouble. Bro go and get a skill and seek to be self -employed. Look you have to be discipline and focus in this life to stay on the narrow path of life. Delete the negatives from you life and embrace the positives

  2. Dale Griffith
    Dale Griffith May 31, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    In all respect the young man was violated that’s an illegal search but he is also a fool

  3. Cassandra Gittens
    Cassandra Gittens May 31, 2016 at 1:16 pm

    how are you getting the money to buy the drugs

  4. BoBoThe Clown May 31, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    Tell the Judge that the search was illegal Dale.
    Cassandra where do you live? One does not have to have money to have weed, it cost very little to be grown ,and money comes after it is harvested and sold or attempted to be sold by fools like the accused .He thought he could make some sales on the cruise .Dats all . He just sailed the wrong ship and got shipwrecked.

  5. Matthew Furby Dan Spooner
    Matthew Furby Dan Spooner May 31, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    Renta cops

  6. The Negrocrat May 31, 2016 at 3:58 pm

    Security searched a passenger for drugs?

  7. Christopher Macauley
    Christopher Macauley May 31, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Spiteful over zelous security.

  8. lennox hewitt May 31, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    Did any of u check a lawyer to see if search was illegal ? i thought if u ascting suspicious and a legal security guard on duty its legal search ? i may be round but i checking with a lawyer cause a lof of wunna does talk wa wunna feel like

  9. jrsmith May 31, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    Come on this guy grows his stuff in the cemetery.

  10. Lady-Stylez Pilgrim
    Lady-Stylez Pilgrim May 31, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    Lookkkkkkk ‘tucked in his underwear ‘ murdaaaa and then somebody smokes that……. germs germs and more germs!!!!

    • Leroy May 31, 2016 at 10:04 pm

      Grease proofed and ziplocked for a reason,,lol

  11. Karen June 1, 2016 at 6:27 am

    When security searching before these patrons get on these boats is that legal or illegal?


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