Sauteurs Fishermen Facing Drug Charges

The recovery of 26 pounds of marijuana at a beach in Sauterus, St. Patrick’s by the Police has lead to the arrest and charge of two men of the Parish.

Jude Jones of Mt. Carven, St. Patrick’s, and Craig Calliste of Main Street, Sauteurs are jointly charged with possession and trafficking of the illegal drugs that has a street value of $58,968.00.

The lawmen moved in on the 35-year old Jones and the 32-year old Calliste who are both fishermen after discovering the marijuana and a speedboat last week Thursday on the beach.

The suspects turned themselves into the Sauteurs Police Station after a bulletin was put out by the Royal Grenada Police Station (RGPF) that sought the assistance of the public about their whereabouts.

In related drug news, two residents of Woburn were due to appear before the St. George’s Magistrate’s court on Monday to answer charges of illegal possession of ganja.

Officers attached to the Drug Squad Unit of the police force on August 25 charged Edith CHARLES, 42 years old and Isa CHARLES, 20 years old, both unemployed residents of Woburn for the offences of

Possession of a Controlled Drug and Trafficking of a Controlled Drug.

The two suspects were charged after an operation conducted at their home, led to the discovery of twenty-four and a quarter pounds of Cannabis.

The estimated street value of the drugs is fifty-five thousand three hundred and thirty-nine dollars and twenty cents ($55,339.20) ECC.

Edith and Isa CHARLES were granted bail in the sum of $20,000.00 with two sureties each.

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