Coca-Cola Heir Alki David Arrested, Cannabis Plants Found In Private Jet

UPDATE: 11:20 p.m. EDT – A representative for Alkiviades “Alki” David said in an emailed statement to International Business Times on Tuesday that the 50-year-old declared the cannabis plants, seeds and CBD products upon landing at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport. The Vancouver Sun had reported that David was arrested after the cannabis products were found on his private jet. However, his representative Owen Phillips said David was “briefly detained at the airport and then allowed to go, with all the hemp.”

Phillips also said former prime minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Denzil Douglas, worked with David and helped secure his release. But Prime Minister Timothy Harris ordered his arrest two days after his release. David is the heir to the Levantis Shipping fortune which made its money by owning the license to distribute Coca Cola in the Mediterranean. When he was detained, David claimed the plants were “pure hemp” and were to be

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