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Man in stolen boat case charged with $872k ganja seizure



An accused drug smuggler has once again been granted bail, despite having a pending matter.


Kevin Dean, 49, is one of three men charged in connection with the May 30 seizure of an 872 pound shipment of ganja in the Exumas after police intercepted the boat they were on.


Dean, of Seahorse Drive, Sea Breeze, was granted $30,000 bail after he denied the drug smuggling charges.


At the time of his arrest on the smuggling charge, Dean was on bail for receiving.


Police arrested him on December 23, 2020 after a stolen boat was allegedly found in his yard.


He’s on $5,000 bail in that case and his trial is supposed to begin on June 7.


It’s not known if the boat involved in the seizure was stolen.


Dean is charged along with Basil Johnson and Alfraido Poitier in connection with the seizure. They were also freed on $30,000 bail.

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