Jamaica News, April 6, 2018 – Bermudian on Cocaine Rap Remanded
Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – A Bermudian man was remanded to police custody by a St. James Parish Judge on Friday after he tried to smuggle over six pounds of cocaine from Jamaica.
Paulos Francis, 30, of a Bermudian address, is facing charges of possession of cocaine, dealing in cocaine and attempting to export cocaine.
The court heard that on April 1, 2018, Francis was preparing to board a TUI flight destined for Brussells from the Sangster International Airport when he was stopped and questioned.
During a search of his luggage, a false compartment was detected and when searched, was found to contain packages with cocaine weighing six pounds and 6.38 ounces. He was arrested and charged.
Parish Judge Sandria Wong-Small remanded him to custody until April 13.