77-year-old Charged for Ganja Possession in Montego Bay

Hondurans Caught With Ganja Worth Over $2 Million Charged

Jamaica News: Three Hondurans have been arrested and charged by the Narcotics Police who were intercepted and found with over $2 million worth of ganja off the coast of Negril, Westmoreland.

The police identified the man as 31-year-old Humberto Cirilo, 27-year-old Cristyfor Elliot and 36-year-old Andes Hopkin, all of Guanaja, Honduras, who are jointly charged with possession of ganja, dealing in ganja, taking steps preparatory to export ganja, conspiracy and use of conveyance.

The men are booked to attend the Westmoreland Parish Court on Tuesday, December 03.

They were reportedly arrested and charged on Tuesday about 9:00 p.m. after a vessel being intercepted by Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard off the coast of Negril, Westmoreland.

It was reported that the vessel was searched and 656 pounds of compressed ganja were found.

The Narcotics Police were contacted and the men were subsequently turned over to them.

According to the police, the drugs have an estimated street value of $2.62 million.

 

By: Marc Lodge

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