A St Lucian man has been arrested in Belize following a drug bust on a cruise ship, according to published reports.
Jamal Celise was arrested at Harvest Caye, in the Stann Creek District of Belize on Tuesday June 13th, along with two other men from St Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize media say.
They were aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Escape.
Norwegian security officers called the Belize police to report that cocaine had been found in the cabin of Vincentian national Derson Frank, Belize police told journalists Monday.
Police searched Frank’s cabin and found two kilos of cocaine, according to 7news Belize.
Frank then claimed to officers that that two other men were involved, namely, Renaldo Roberts, also from St. Vincent and Jamal Celise of St. Lucia.
All three men have been charged with 2 Counts of Drug Trafficking and remanded to Kolbe Correctional Facility, reports say.