The Drug Squad in Barbados on Friday arrested and charged 23-year-old Vincentian Kamol Wendel Muckett of Union Vale, Port Elizabeth, St Vincent with eight drug offences.
They were allegedly committed on March 22 at the Shallow Draught, Bridgetown Port, in St. Michael, Barbados.
According to the Nation News, the charges are possession of cannabis, trafficking in cannabis, possession with intent to supply cannabis, importation of cannabis, possession of cocaine, trafficking in cocaine, possession with intent to supply cocaine, and importation of cocaine.
Muckett arrived in Barbados around 6:15 a.m. on board the vessel “Melinda 2” which was berthed at the Shallow Draught.
A search of the vessel was conducted by the Drug Squad, Customs and the Coast Guard, which resulted in two packages being found, one containing suspected cannabis and the other suspected cocaine.
Muckett was subsequently arrested in connection with the drugs found.
The weight of the suspected cocaine is 0.97 kilogram’s with an estimated street value of $48, 500, and the weight of the suspected cannabis is 1.35 kilogram’s with an estimated street value of $5, 400.