Alleged Lottery Scammers Arrested for Breaches of Dangerous Drugs Act
Four men who are alleged to be involved in lottery scamming activities were arrested and charged for Breaches of the Dangerous Drug Act on Friday May 18, 2018 by detectives from MOCA. They are Phillip Buchanan, Garry Wright, Ricardo Russell and Odian Spence all of Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth addresses.
On Tuesday May 15, 2018 about 6:00 am MOCA conducted an operation at an apartment located at 5-7 Ruthven Road Kingston 10, in search of men alleged to be involved in lottery scamming activities and other major crimes. During a search of the premises, a suitcase belonging to one of the men was searched and cash totaling Sixty-six Thousand Dollars in United States currency ($66,000.00USD) found. A further search of the premises revealed 11.08 ounces of ganja in a plastic container along with other items to include cellular phones and a laptop.
All four men were subsequently charged and later offered station bail. They are scheduled to return to the Kingston St. Andrew Parish Court on Monday June 25, 2018.
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