Man caught attempting to smuggle ganja into Antigua


The police have reported that a man has been arrested after he attempted to smuggle ganja from Jamaica to Antigua at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston yesterday.

Forty-four-year-old Paul Baldwin of a Clarendon address has been charged with possession of ganja, dealing in ganja and taking steps preparatory to the export of ganja.

Reports are that about 1:35 p.m. Baldwin checked in a suitcase on a Caribbean Airlines Flight destined to Antigua. During a search of his suitcase 5.4 pounds of the weed was allegedly found concealed in a hammock and two pairs of shoes.

Baldwin is scheduled to appear in the Corporate Area Criminal Court on Wednesday, September 27.

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