Mother and son on drug and gun charges
A mother and her 17-year-old son faced different fates when they appeared in the the Oistins Magistrates’ Court today, a day after police found an illegal firearm and a cannabis crop at their White Hall, St Michael home.
Juanita Greenidge, 34, pleaded guilty to possession, cultivation and trafficking and was fined $6,500 for having 30 cannabis plants. She was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on the remaining charges of cultivation and trafficking.
Shaqaan Greenidge could not enter a plea to the indictable offence of unlawful possession of a firearm and was remanded to prison.
He will make his next court appearance at the District “A” Magistrates’ Court on April 24.
Meantime, members of the Drug Squad also made another cannabis crop find in Superlative, St George, on the same day.
They seized 1,388 plants under cultivation in a bushy area. No arrests have been made.