Two of the Antiguans who were arrested on Monday March 26, at the Norman Manley International Airport in Jamaica, were charged jointly on Wednesday.
This is according to a press release today from the Jamaica Constabulary Force.
Football coach Derrick “Pretty Boy” Edwards who is 49-years-old and 48-year-old equipment coordinator Danny Benjamin are charged with possession of ganja, taking steps preparatory to export ganja and conspiracy
Both men are from Jennings village, Antigua. Reports are that about 2:00 p.m., the men were in the process of boarding a flight destined for Antigua.
During routine security screening, anomalies were identified in the bags they were carrying and on closer examination approximately 3.6 pounds of ganja were seen. They were then arrested.
The ganja has an estimated street value of JMD 14,400. They are scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court on Thursday (today).