63-year-old Jamaican man held with ganja in Barbados

March 29, 2016

A Jamaican senior who was held in Barbados after he passed out 68 packages of cannabis on arrival from Kingston on March 18 will face the District B Magistrate's Court in short order.

Charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of two pounds of cannabis is 63-year-old O'Conner Newton.

According to www.barbadostoday.bb, Newton arrived in Barbados by air and was later interviewed by police.

THE STAR gathered that he was later referred to the state-run Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he passed out 68 packages of cannabis he had ingested.

Reports are that members of the Barbados Drugs Squad formally charged Newton for the offences.

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