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American Busted with Drugs

Another foreign national was busted by Placencia police over the long weekend. He is USA citizen Michael Giles and was caught with crack cocaine, and marijuana. According to ACP Joseph Myvett, Giles has since been arrested and charged for drug offences.

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “Several different amounts of crack cocaine were found inside his home being 128 grams and 208 grams of crack cocaine as well as 129 grams of cannabis were found. He has since been arrested and charged for the drugs found at his residence.”

Reporter: Sir how did that search come about ? Did you receive a tip ?

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “The police was acting on information and obtained a warrant to search his home.”

Reporter: Was the gentleman known to police previously ?

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “No.”

Reporter: Is it believed that he may have been selling there ? 

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head of National Crimes Investigation Branch: “At this point in time I do not want to go into the details of what was said to the police in relation to the investigation.”