The Drugs Enforcement Agency or DEA with support from the Joint Security Apparatus at the Klay check point in Bomi County has arrested and detained theBureau of Immigration and Naturalization commander assigned at Bo-water side in Grand Cape Mount County for being in possession of ten kilo grams of comprised high grade marijuana.
Lt. Col. Charles Clarence Brooks was arrested on Tuesday June 30, 2015 on board a vehicle while heading from Bo water side to Monrovia but was tracked down at the klay check point, following a a tip off.
Speaking to our contact in Bomi county, the DEA Commander in the county Capt. Othello Watson said following the arrest by security forces at the check point, Lt. Col. Charles Brooks was later turned over to the DEA office in Tubmanburg, where he is presently being detained.
Lt. Watson placed the street value of the dangerous substance at one hundred fifteen thousand Liberian dollars. Speaking further Capt. Watson said with the passage of the drugs law in the country, Government should see the need for the Drug law to be non billable, insisting that this will help curb the growing wave of illegal drugs users into the country.
Of recent Grand Cape Mount and Bomi counties have been one of the main transit points for drugs smuggling through Bo. Water side to Monrovia. This has given rise to the increasing calls for vigilant at the border. By.ZinnahCassell – Edited by Othello B. Garblah