Friday 17th May, 2018 –The two people facing drug charges after they were busted by the ONDCP appeared in the All Saints Magistrates’ Court today.
The man Albert Baker was denied bail, while Kerryanne Friday was granted bail.
49 year-old Albert Baker was remanded to prison after police argued that he is a flight risk because of frequent travels to his homeland Dominica.
Kerryanne Friday secured bail in the sum of $ 146,000, with a cash deposit of $ 14,000. Included in her bail conditions, Friday must lodge her travel documents with the police and notify them if she intends to change her address. Additionally, she must report to the police station three days per week.
The Dominican man and Antiguan woman were detained on Tuesday, after they were intercepted by officials of the Office of National Drug Control and Money Laundering Policy (ONDCP) in a counter-narcotics operation.
Subsequent to their detention, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the Lindsey area, where another quantity of Cannabis was discovered.
According to the ONDCP, the Cannabis weighs in at 90.9 pounds and carries an estimated street value of $360,360.
Cash totaling $1,315.00 US and $6, 370.25 EC was also seized.
Among the charges they face are Possession of Cannabis, Being Concerned in the Supply of Cannabis, Drug Trafficking and Possession of Cannabis with Intent to Transfer.