CANU nabs suspected cocaine swallower

The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) today said that a man taken off a flight bound for Canada has since discharged 86 pellets of suspected cocaine.

CANU said that Julius Fidel Watkins, 39, of 27 2nd Street, Cummings Lodge was this morning taken off a flight destined for Canada.

He was escorted to a city hospital where he was admitted, medically examined and released a total of 86 suspected cocaine-filled pellets. He is believed to have swallowed over 100 pellets.

He currently remains under observation.

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