Alleged Dominican Drug Smugglers Captured in St. Lucia

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Drugs seized

Two Dominican nationals have landed themselves in serious troubled in a neighboring country.

They are 39 year old Alex James and 33 year old Rawlins Rolle who were intercepted about 8.2 nautical miles south of Gros Piton, Soufriere in St. Lucia on Friday March 15th, 2013, at about 9:00 pm.

The men were travelling on an open keel boat namely; “Von Von,” with registration number J7114 MHT.

They were arrested for being in possession of 676 kilograms, equivalent to 1,487.2 pounds of cannabis, and appeared before the Second District Court in St. Lucia on Monday 18th March 2013 in St. Lucia.

Both men have been remanded in custody at Bordelais Correctional Facility until Tuesday, April 30th, 2013.

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