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Drug dealer fined $100,000

Trinidadian drug runner, Obrian Kenny Mackie was today fined $100,000 forthwith for a weekend crime.

The 25-year-old man appeared in the District “B” Magistrate Court charged with the importation of one and half pounds of cocaine, and for the offence of trafficking he was fined $100,000 forthwith or three years in jail.

On the importation charge he was fined $50,000 forthwith or three years in jail, but since neither fine was paid he was transported to Dodds Prison in St. Philip to begin serving the concurrent sentences.

Meanwhile, Guyanese national Terrence Caswell Meusa, 43, was charged with criminal damage to a guest house. He was fined $2,000 forthwith. Muesa was also ordered to pay $7,000 in compensation. Both sums were paid, and he was later handed over to the Immigration Department for deportation.

Police also reported that detectives from District “A” station arrested and charged Nicholas Henry Rico Bailey, 23, of Phillips Road, St. Stephen’s Hill, Black Rock, St. Michael, and Shaquelle Rashad DaCosta Walters, 18, of Long Gap, Spooner’s Hill, St. Michael for a total of five robberies that occurred at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.

They appeared in the District “A” Court today and were remanded to Dodds until June 24.

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