Cruise Ship Worker Charged with Smuggling Cocaine

By ,   January 22, 2018 ,   Accidents

The police charged a St Lucian national who was employed to a cruise liner which recently visited Falmouth cruise pier, with breaches the Dangerous Drugs Act.

The employee was allegedly caught while attempting to smuggle a kilogramme of cocaine overseas. The accused was identified as the 24-year-old Akim Travis Davis Loctor.

Reports stated that at around 3:30 p.m. last Monday, Akim Travis Davis Loctor, who is a crew member of Norwegian Escape that was docked at Falmouth Port, was returning to the cruise ship when he was stopped and searched at ship's security checkpoint, and the drugs were allegedly found in the person.

Norwegian Escape cruise ship

The man was subsequently arrested and charged by members of Narcotics Police, who are currently investigating.

The St Lucian is to appear in court this week.

For other Norwegian Escape accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.