grenada-flag_web.jpgST. GEORGE'S — British tourists Simeon Archibald and Nadine Jones were charged with drug possession and trafficking after authorities in Grenada allegedly found nearly three pounds of cocaine concealed in their luggage.

Police said the tourists were arrested at Maurice Bishop International Airport as they attempted to board a Virgin Atlantic flight to London. The suspects' hometowns were not immediately disclosed. Police said Archibald is a 35-year-old photographer and the pair had been in the country for a week before their arrest. If there is a conviction, drug-related offenses can carry a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment.