Jamaican charged for cocaine in Bermuda

April 22, 2016

A Jamaican national accused of importing a quantity of cocaine into Bermuda was charged in the country this morning.

Charged with importing cocaine is 30-year-old Tyrone Brown, who was not required to enter a plea to because it must be heard by the Supreme Court before.

THE STAR understands that Brown attempted to enter the island with roughly 900g of cocaine to the which has a street value of between BMD$95,700 (approximately J$11.7 million and BMD$209,625 (approximately  J$25.6 million)  if sold on the streets of the island.

The presiding magistrate ordered Brown further remanded into custody until May 2, at which point he is expected to be scheduled to appear before the Supreme Court for arraignment.

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