Armstrong,Adrian v The Director of Public Prosecutions

Case Number: 
HCV D 1655/2004
Date of Delivery: 
29.07.2004

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA

IN COMMON LAW

HCV D 165512004 . .

BETWEEN ADRIAN ARMSTRONG 1 APPLICANT

AND

L

THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS RESPONDENT

Mrs. Jacqueline Samuels-Brown ir~structedb y Mr. C. Sinclair.

Mr. Donald Bryan instructed by Director of Public Prosecution.

Heard: 16"' July, 2004 and 29Ih July, 2004

Sinc1air.-Haynes, J (Actg.)

On the 19"' of June 2004, Mr. Armstrong was arrested on a provisional

warrant by A Resident Magistrate as a result of a request for his extradition to the

USA. This request was curitained in a diplomatic note dated the 24"' May 2004.

According to the Diplornatic nole, Mr. Armstrong is wanted by the US to stand

trial on r-~arcoticso ffences for which he was indicted on the 25"' of May 2004 in

the US district of Puerto Rico Tlie indictment charges him with the following:

Count I:

Knowingly, wlllfblly, intentionally and unlawfully combir-led cotispired

confederated ayreed together with other persons krlown and

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