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November 13, 2012
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3-Y-0 HELD WITH GANJA - Two men arrested
Rasbert Turner, Star Writer


Two St Catherine men were arrested and charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after the police caught a three-year-old boy with ganja on Saturday.

Those charged are Lincoln Thompson, 32, and 50-year-old Robert Watson of Caymans Gardens, Portmore, St Catherine.

Report are that about noon on Saturday, police were on patrol in the area when the child was spotted with a small parcel of ganja.

When the child was stopped and inquiries made as to where he got the illegal drug, he allegedly told them something.

The police then went to Thompson's residence and he told them that he sold the child the drug.

A search was conducted on the premises and a quantity of ganja weighing about eight ounces was located.

Thompson was subsequently charged with possession and dealing in ganja.

Further investigation by the police resulted in the arrest and charge of Watson with possession of ganja after he reportedly admitted he sent the child to buy the drug.

Both men have being charged by Constable David Benain of the St Catherine South Street Crime Unit and are booked to appear in the Spanish Town

Resident Magistrate's Court on November 19.

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