Monday, January 10, 2005
Thirteen persons who arrived on a chartered flight from Jamaica to Bermuda were arrested on drug related charges.
The newspaper report noted that the 13, including three persons over the age of 50, were arrested at the airport after police and Customs officers discovered an unspecified amount of drugs coming off the flight from Jamaica.
Charges against the 13 arrested include suspicion of drug importation, obstruction of police officers, warrants, and assault. Seven men and six women were arrested. Of the women arrested for drugs, two are in their fifties.