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Clarendon man nabbed with ganja at airport

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:07 PM

The Narcotics Police have arrested and charged a man for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act after he attempted to leave the island with a quantity of ganja.

Charged with possession of ganja, dealing in ganja and taking steps preparatory to the export of ganja is 44-year-old Paul Baldwin of a Clarendon address.

Reports are that about 1:35 yesterday afternoon Baldwin checked in a suitcase on a Caribbean Airline Flight destined to Antigua while at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.

The police say his suitcase was searched and ganja weighing 5.4 pounds was found concealed in a hammock and two pairs of shoes.

He was processed and taken into custody.

He is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court tomorrow.