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Sealy sent to Dodds

. . . fails to pay $5 000 fine for drugs

COURT TODAY BLOCKGregston Ricardo Orlando Sealy did not come up with the $5 000 fine which former acting Magistrate Elwood Watts imposed on him three months ago.

Therefore, the alternative one year sentence kicked in and the Civilian Road, Bush Hall, St Michael man was sent to HMP Dodds earlier today, when he appeared before Magistrate Graveney Bannister.

In late July, the 28-year-old pleaded guilty to three drug matters before acting Magistrate Watts in the District ‘A’ Traffic Court. He admitted to being in possession, intending to sell and having a traffickable amount (24. 8 grams) of marijuana.

The court heard from Sergeant Theodore McClean that police saw Sealy at Pioneer Road, Bush Hall, St Michael sitting among a group of men. When the officers stopped their vehicle in front of Sealy, he was holding a black plastic bag.

As the officers got out of the vehicle, Sealy ran off still clutching the bag. He was pursued and fell as he ran. After police held him, a search revealed 77 greaseproof wrappings of marijuana inside the plastic bag. He later told police he had found
the drug.

In court, Sealy told acting Magistrate Watts that he had found the marijuana, “I did brek” and “things did hard for me”. Watts told Sealy he should not be selling weed, noting he already had convictions for this offence and it was the third time he was in court for weed.

Sealy was fined for trafficking and was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on the other two counts.

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