Twenty-three year old Akeem Monsell Saunders is currently in Police custody assisting the Police in their investigations, after he was caught with a quantity of Cannabis at the airport.
He arrived in Antigua on Monday aboard a Caribbean Airline Flight #459, intransit to St. Kitts on Liat Flight #521. Narcotics and Customs K9 officers were on duty at the airport and carried out a search on his suitcase and found 13 grams of cannabis hidden inside his shoe.
The drugs were seized and he was arrested and taken into custody. He is a known professional cricketer, who plays for the Leeward Island cricket team.
He is expected to be charged for a number of drugs related offences.