Three fined on cannabis charges

Three men were today slapped with fines on separate charges of illegal possession of cannabis.

Andre Ryan Oneal Headley, who pleaded guilty, will have to dig deep in his pocket for $4,000 to be paid over the next month.

The 37-year-old carpenter of Odessa McClean Avenue, My Lords Hill, St Michael was charged yesterday.

Headley was ordered to pay the District “A” Magistrates’ Court $2, 000 on the charge of possession of cannabis and a further $2, 000 for the cultivation of cannabis plants.

He was reprimanded and discharged on the charges of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking.

He was ordered by presiding Magistrate Kristy Cuffy- Sargeant to return to court on July 22, 2016 to present his receipts as proof of payment of the fines.

Also appearing before the District “A” No.2 Court was Leroy Andre Lynch who was charged today.

He too pleaded guilty.

Lynch was fined $1, 500 to be paid in one month or two months imprisonment for possession of cannabis.

He was reprimanded and discharged on possession with intent to supply and trafficking charges.

The 36-year-old #49 St Ann’s Road, The Pine, St Michael resident must return on July 22, 2016 to show his receipt to Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant.

Meantime, Omar Elvis Francis was found guilty in the No.1 District “A” Magistrates’ Court.

The 25-year-old of Gills Road, Dayrells Road, St Michael was charged on May 14, 2013 for possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and the cultivation of cannabis.

When he appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick today, Francis was fined $3, 000 to be paid in four months or six months imprisonment.

He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged on all the other charges.

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