Men Charged With Trafficking In A Controlled Drug

PR – Officers attached to Drug Squad Unit during an operation on Saturday 19th March 2022, executed a search warrant at the home of Ron Richardson, 30 years, Vendor of Grenville, St. Andrew. During the search three (3) packages of cannabis weighing sixteen (16) pounds were seized. The drug has an estimated street value of $36,288.00 ECC.

Ron Richardson along with Vincentian national Roland Hooper, 35 years, Construction Worker of Petit Bordel, St. Vincent and Grenadines were arrested and charged for Trafficking in a Controlled Drug following the discovery.

Both men appeared at the Grenville Magistrate’s Court on Monday 21st March 2022 and were granted bail two sureties each.

Ron was granted bail in the sum of $20,000.00 while Roland was granted bail in the sum of $20,000.00, with $10,000.00 to be posted in cash, $10,000.00 in assets.

As part of their bail conditions, they both have to surrender all travel documents and report to Grenville Police Station on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday weekly between the hours of 6:00 am and 6:00 pm.

The matter was adjourned to 31st March 2022.