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Police charge Colombian national

August 10th, 2022

Police of the Narcotics Division have arrested and formally charged Colombian national, Oswaldo Rafael Acosta Aroca, 58 years, of #20 De Octubre, Santa Marta, Colombia for a number of offences.

He is facing several drug and immigration charges after reports of a multi-million dollar drug bust following months of surveillance, intelligence gathering and collaboration with regional law enforcement agencies, broke over the weekend.

Aroca is facing the following charges:

  1. Unlawful Possession of Cannabis
  2. Trafficking Cannabis
  3. Possession with Intent to Supply Cannabis
  4. Disembarking without the consent of an Immigration Officer
  5. Entering Barbados other than a port of Entry

He is schedule to appear at the District ‘B’ Magistrates’ Court this morning, Wednesday 10th August 2022.

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