From the Courts
July 27, 2012
Bajans charged with cannabis possession return to court on Monday

The four Barbadian men who are charged with possession of 1,706 pounds of cannabis, will return to court on Monday, when the prosecution will give more information on the matter.{{more}}

The men: Joel Erad Payne, 50, of 2nd Avenue Bank Hall, St Michael; Shawn Boucher, 36, of Lower Estate, St George; Ryan Corbin, 35, of Cave Hill, St Michael and Devon Hurdle, 38, of Rendezvous, Christ Church reappeared in court for an update on the matter.

The men were nabbed by law authorities on July 13, at Fancy Point. According to reports, the vessel “Rolling Deeper” was intercepted in a joint operation between local coastguard officers and members of the Barbados Coastguard.

Counsels Richard Williams and Grant Connell appear on the men’s behalf.