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British man on drug charges for court on Friday

Published:Sunday | March 10, 2019 | 12:00 AM

A British man was arrested and charged for breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James on Friday.

He is 25-year-old Rheon Dawkins, a labourer of an England address. Dawkins has been charged with Possession of Ganja, Dealing in Ganja and Taking Steps Preparatory to Export Ganja.

Reports are that Dawkins checked in at the airport to board a flight destined for London. During a security check, ganja weighing approximately half pound was found concealed on his person. 

The drug has an estimated street value of $15,000.

He is scheduled to appear in the St James Parish Court this Friday.

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