Duo to face drug charges

Just three (3) days after a successful seizure of approximately 853lbs of Compressed Cannabis, the Office of National Drug and Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP) has strikes again with another successful counter-drug operation.

On Friday two (2) men, 59-year-old Kirton POTTER and 32-year-old David Nelson, were held in the Powells Area with a small amount of Cannabis.

Subsequently, a search warrant executed at a POTTER’s Residence led to the discovery of an additional 170lbs 12ozs of Cannabis.

The combined weight of drugs seized totals 171lbs and carries an estimated wholesale value of Six Hundred and Eighty-Four Thousand EC Dollars ($684,000.00 XCD).

The duo will to appear before the Magistrate Court today Monday to face several drug related charges.

According to the ONDCP efforts will continue to create a safer environment from persons engaged in organized crime as the trafficking of drugs is often associated with guns and violence.

News Reporter

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