An uncle and his nephew from Happy Hill, St. George’s are jointly charged with possession and trafficking in a controlled drug.
The two – Sterling Ross who is a farmer, and Jamal Ross, a fisherman – were arrested and charged by members of the Drug Squad of the Royal Grenada Police Force as part of an operation.
Police allegedly held the suspects with 28 pounds of marijuana believed to have originated from Jamaica.
THE NEW TODAY understands that the illegal drugs, with an estimated street value of $63,500 was allegedly found at Sterling’s home.
The accused men, represented by Attorney-at-Law Peter David, appeared before Chief Magistrate Her Honour Tamara Gill at the St. George’s Number One Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
They were granted bail in the sum of $25,000 each with two sureties.
As part of the bail condition, the Chief Magistrate ordered the accused men to report to the Central Police Station every Monday between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
The suspects are due back in court on July 14.