Men fined for possession of cannabis

Men fined for possession of cannabis

LocalNews Men fined for possession of cannabis by: – January 7, 2013 Tweet Share Share Sharing is caring! Share Repeat offender, Jonathan Blanc of Grand Bay wasted no time pleading guilty to two drug related charges when he appeared in a magistrate’s court for his arraignment on Friday.Blanc was charged with possession of 160 grams of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to supply to another.According to the police prosecutor, the drugs were found next to the defendant who was a passenger on a bus, during a motor vehicle check on 2nd January in Fond Baron.Blanc claimed ownership of the illegal substance, was arrested and later charged.Attorney Joshua Francis who represented Blanc told the court that his client had cooperated with police from the onset and had not wasted the courts time.Blanc was fined $1,100 for possession with intent to supply which he must pay by 30th April 2012 or spend ten weeks in prison in default of payment.There was no separate penalty for the possession charge.Meanwhile, Ebert Eli of Stock Farm could face three months in prison if he fails to pay a $2,500 fine for possession of 259 grams of cannabis with intent to supply to another.The charges of possession of and intent to supply the illegal substance were instituted on 2nd January 2013, after officers from the Drug Squad Unit who were on patron in the Belle View Chopin area, found the drugs in a plastic bag in the defendant’s knapsack.Eli readily told police the contents of the plastic was “weed” and that it belonged to him.The defendant pleaded guilty to both charges before Magistrate Ossie Lewis on Friday and was given until 30th March, 2013 to pay the fine.There was no separate fine for possession of cannabis; Eli was also represented by Attorney Joshua Francis.Dominica Vibes News 5 Views   no discussions

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *