Accused Men of Multi-Million Dollar Drug Charges Committed to Stand Trial

PR – The four (4) men charged in connection with one of RGPF’s largest drug bust have been committed to stand trial.

An operation conducted by police at Harvey Vale, Carriacou, on 31.10.2019, resulted in the recovery of 416 kilos of Cocaine which carries an estimated street value of $41,000,600.00ecc dollars.

Police later recovered one (1) AR15 riffle believed to be connected to the Cocaine.

As a result Serkan Yildirim, a French National along with Damien Francis, Nicholas Noel and Keron Noel all of Harvey Vale, Carriacou, were charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Drug and Conspiracy to Trafficking in a Controlled Drug.

Nicholas and Keron Noel were also charged with Handling a Controlled Drug and Possession of an Illegal Firearm and an additional charge for Possession of a Controlled Drug was also laid against Damien Francis.

All charges laid were indictable.

On Tuesday 16th August, 2022, all four men were committed to stand trial at the High Court for the offences charged.

Bail was set for all accused persons as follows:

Damien, Nicholas and Keron was granted bail in the amount of $250,000.00ecc dollars with two (2) sureties each.

Serkan was granted bail in the amount of $350,000.00 cash with other conditions.