Young Destroyer and Wife Charged for Drug Possession

Well-known calypsonian Leston Young Destroyer Jacobs have been arrested and charged with drug possession.

Destroyer along with his wife was slapped with three charges: possession of cannabis, possession with intent to transfer and being concerned with the supply of cannabis.

According to Police reports, the arrests were as a result of a search warrant executed at his Potters extension residence on Sunday, where lawmen discovered 253 grams of cannabis.

Both Destroyer and his wife appeared before the court on Thursday and were granted bail, with their committal proceedings scheduled for September 16th.

Destroyer has had previous run-ins with the law. In 2013 he was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison after being charged with possession of one pound, two ounces of cannabis and possession with intent to transfer the class ‘B’ drugs.

He was also charged with possession of 14.6 grammes of cocaine and possession with intent to transfer.

Sources say that he Magistrate presiding over the case will determine what sentence will be handed down to Destroyer if he is found guilty.

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