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Man arrested in St Thomas for ganja

Saturday, May 25, 2019

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ST THOMAS, Jamaica — The St Thomas police on Friday, May 24 arrested and charged a man forpossession of ganja, dealing in, andtaking steps to export ganja.

Charged is29-year-old Raynor Montague of Codian Drive, Angels Estate in St Catherine.

Reports from the Morant Bay police are that about 6:00 pm lawmen conducted an operation at Retreat Cove in St Thomas during which a premises occupied by Montague was searched and 35 packages of compressed ganja weighing approximately 175 pounds were found wrapped in masking tape. A further search of the premises revealed seven 25-gallon plastic drums filled with gasoline.

The drug has an estimated street value of J$875,000, the police say.

Montague is scheduled to appear before the St Thomas Parish Court on Wednesday, May 29.

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