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Jamaican caught with drugs at the Airport


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POLICE HAVE ARRESTED and charged 41-year-old Jamaican Alburn Augustus Cato with four drug offences.
Cato was charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and attempting to import six pounds of marijuana when he arrived in Barbados yesterday.
He was interviewed by the Police after landing at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday morning and Customs officials found the drugs concealed in his luggage.
When he appeared in the District B Magistrates Court today, Cato pleaded guilty to the charges. 
He was fined $15 000 forthwith or two years in prison each for trafficking and possession with intent to supply. He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on the count of possession, and reprimanded and discharged on the charge of importation.   (PR)


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