Costa Ricans slapped with drug charges
Three Costa Ricans were arrested and charged during an operation at Ridge Pen district in Pedro Plain, St Elizabeth on Friday.
Charged are: 31-year-old Fernando Guido, fisherman of Queblo Nuevo; 31-year-old Emanuel Fernandes, taxi driver of Limon Sieneguita; and 33-year-old Henry Baez, contractor of Limon Valle, all in Costa Rica.
They have been charged with Possession of and Dealing in Ganja.
Reports are that about 2:00 a.m., lawmen conducted an operation in the area when a premises was searched.
Two parcels containing approximately six pounds of vegetable matter resembling ganja were seized.
The illicit drug has an estimated street value of $30,000.
A court date has not yet been ascertained.