Tribute Weekly Chronicle, a publication in San Juan, Puerto Rico, reports that U.S. Customs and Border officials in San Juan arrested a Carnival cruise passenger last Sunday  for possession of cocaine.

The arrest occurred during what is described as a random inspection of passengers arriving from St. Christopher – Nevis.  The passenger was sailing on on board the Carnival Victory.   U.S. Customs and Border officers arrested Carl Peterkin, a 27 year old U.S. citizen when they located 1,694 grams of cocaine inside his backpack.

His brother, Steven Peterkin, 23, was also arrested on conspiracy charges.

 

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