A businessman of Westgate Hill in Montego Bay, St. James has been charged with Possession of Cocaine, Dealing in Cocaine and Trafficking Cocaine in connection with a January 29 incident.
Fifty-nine-year-old Hugh Frazer is scheduled to appear in the St. James Parish Court on Wednesday (February 10) to answer to drug charges.
The Narcotics Police arrested Frazer last Friday at about 7:15 p.m., during an anti-narcotics operations along the Flanker main road in the parish.
Reports are that Frazer, who was driving a Hyundai motor car, was signalled to stop.
He complied; the occupants along with the vehicle were searched and 11 packages of compressed cocaine, weighing about 11 kilograms, were found.
The illicit drug has an estimated street value of over JMD 80 million.
Hugh was interviewed in the presence of his attorney and subsequently charged with Possession of Cocaine, Dealing in Cocaine and Trafficking Cocaine.