Two Fishermen slapped with drug charges

Police on Saturday (May 23) arrested and jointly charged Bastian Dember, a 29 years old Fisherman of Union Island and Andris Jordan, 30, also a fisherman of Fitz Hughes with the offences of possession of a control drug and drug trafficking respectively.

According to police investigations, the accused men had in their possession 18,160g of cannabis with intent to supply to another and for the purpose of drug trafficking.

The incident occurred on the Grenadine island of Bequia on Friday May 22,2020.

Both men are expected to appear before the Serious Offences Court to answer the charges.