May 14, 2019
Greek-Cypriot billionaire Alkiviades “Alki” David, 50, heir to Coca-Cola’s Greek operations, was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, media reports said.
He was apprehended by the Anti-Narcotics Unit after customs officials found some 5,000 marijuana plants as well as seeds and a variety of other cannabis products, according to the Vancouver Sun.
He was charged with intent to supply, possession of controlled drugs and importation of a controlled drug into the federation, officials from the St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force confirmed to The Daily Express.
David claimed the plants on board were “all hemp” and were related to a new venture to start a legal cannabis…