The police have made a breakthrough into the recent drug bust at the V. C. Bird International Airport.
Rumar Omar Bailey, a Jamaican national residing at DeSouza Road was arrested and charged with Possession of 2 pounds of Cannabis, Importation of Cannabis, and being concerned in the supplying of Cannabis.
On Wednesday 11th August, both the police and customs conducted an operation at Liat Cargo and discovered two separate containers with the controlled drugs Cannabis.
Eighty-nine pounds of the controlled substance was found inside one container, while another 2 pounds were concealed inside cans of Gourmet Caramel Corn.
Further investigations were carried out into the matter, and the accused was taken into custody by the police on Friday and charged.
A further probe is currently on-going into the other portion of the seizure. He is expected in court next week.
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