The Narcotics Police have now laid criminal charges against three persons, who were caught in possession of a quantity of cocaine at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, on Thursday, January 30.
Charged with Possession of Cocaine, Dealing in Cocaine and Exporting Cocaine are 30-year-old, Francine Barrett of Frankfield district in Clarendon, 38-year-old, Jermaine Smith, also of Frankfield and 43-year-old, Lovelace Hamilton of Trout Hall also in Clarendon.
Reports by the Narcotics Police are that Thursday, January 30, all three accused arrived at the Norman Manley International Airport on a flight from Trinidad and Tobago.
On reaching security checkpoints, white powdery substance resembling cocaine was detected in their digestive system.
They were taken to a medical facility where they passed out several rectangular shaped parcels containing white powdery substance resembling cocaine.
All three were taken into custody and subsequently charged.
Barrett is booked to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew criminal Court on Monday, February 11th, while Smith and Hamilton will appear in Court on Tuesday, February 12.