The police this morning reported that popular entertainer George Nooks was yesterday arrested and charged with breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act.
The police reported that 56-year-old Nooks of Widcombe Heights, Kingston 6 was spotted acting in a suspicious manner by lawmen on an operation in his community shortly after 9:00 pm.
He was accosted and a bag he was carrying searched. The bag was found to contain just under two ounces of cocaine. He was subsequently arrested and charged.
He was offered bail in the sum of $80,000 and is to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday, May 17.
Nooks is well known for songs such as Money in My Pocket and his cover of Al Green's I'll Be Standing By (as God Is Standing By).