Men Charged in $4M drug bust
Four (4) men allegedly linked to a $4M cocaine bust have been formally charged. Bernard Spann, 46 years, Barber of Belmont, St. George, Elvis Chance, 47 years, Businessman of Layou, St. Vincent, Alrick Reynolds, 47 years, Farmer and Ian White 53 years, both of St. Elizabeth Jamaica appeared at the St. George’s No 1 Magistrate’s Court on Monday 26th August, 2019 having been jointly charged with Conspiracy to Trafficking in a Controlled Drug.
Additional charges of Trafficking in a Controlled Drug were laid against Reynolds and Chance while White and Spann were charged with Possession of a Controlled Drug.
The men were nabbed with 40 kilos (88.2lbs) of cocaine during a joint police operation on Wednesday 21st August 2019, about 8:30 p.m. at Dr. Grooms, St. George.
Spann was granted bail in the sum of three hundred thousand dollars, with two sureties. He is to surrender all travel documents and report to the South St. George Police Station on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week between the hours of 06:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Reynolds, White and Chance have been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.
All four men will reappear in Court on September 5th 2019.