The police have arrested and charged 35 years old Glenroy Herbert of Barnes Hill for importing 1 ½ pound of Cannabis into the State of Antigua and Barbuda.
The accused arrived in Antigua on Saturday aboard United Airlines flight from Newark.
Police and Customs officers were on duty at the airport and carried out a search on his suitcase and found a vacuum-sealed package of the controlled drug cannabis inside.
He was arrested and taken into police custody. He is expected in court Monday.
The substance is estimated to value at EC $12,000.