Monday 21 May, 2018

Castries man charged in Jamaica on drug charges

The Lucian man that was arrested in Jamaica on Monday, January 15, 2018 was charged with possession of cocaine; dealing in cocaine; and attempting to export cocaine on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

The Jamaica Observer reports that the man is Akim Loctor, a 25-year-old dishwasher from Castries.

The paper previously reported that at about 4:30 pm on Monday, security checks were carried out on returning passengers and crew of a cruise ship docked at the Falmouth Pier in Trelawny.

Loctor was found to be in possession of cocaine with a street value of J$625,000 which is EC$13,580.

Loctor is due to appear in court again on Tuesday, January 23.