Guyanese among 3 busted with cocaine in Barbados


A Guyanese man is among three persons arrested and jointly charged in connection with $625,000 worth of cocaine in Barbados.

Thirty-four-year-old Guyanese National, Kwanza Ezra Canterbury, was charged in Barbados with unlawful possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and conspiracy to traffic 12 kilos of cocaine, the Barbados Today reported.

He was charged along with Entertainer, Betty Alicia Griffith-Payne, 38, of lot # 8, Apartment # 1, West Terrace Heights, St James and 35-year-old sister Marie Alexa Griffith, of Phillips Road, Cleavers Hill, St Joseph.

The offences were allegedly committed between November 7 and 10 at West Terrace Heights, St James, and Mason Hall Street, St Michael, Barbados.

The two women face an additional charge of handling the cocaine while Canterbury faces additional charges of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking cannabis weighing a kilo and valued at $8,000.

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