A Dominican and a Vincentian appeared in court Thursday on charges related to a drug bust at sea.
Alick Couriol of Dominica and Brian Mayers of Saint Vincent were charged with possession of cannabis with intent to supply.
(Couriol and Mayers leaving the courthouse in Dennery)
The drugs had an estimated street value of over half a million dollars, according to law enforcement officials.
Both foreign nationals were arrested and charged following the first of two marine police operations in the South of Saint Lucia on Friday July 21st, during which the Dominican national was shot.
That operation resulted in the seizure of 1,012 pounds of cannabis, according to reports.
The men were remanded in custody and are scheduled to make another court appearance on September 9, 2017.