Two men fined $10,000 for drugs

Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and jointly charged two men for a number of drug-related offences committed on Wednesday, May 22,  committed off the shores south of Barbados.

They are 43-year-old Troy Sylvester King of Douglas Road, Ashton Hall, St Peter and 47-year-old Nicholas Dacosta Squires of Enterprise Main Road, Christ Church.

King and Squires were jointly charged with possession of cannabis, trafficking of cannabis and possession with intent to supply cannabis.

King faced additional charges of possession of cannabis, trafficking of cannabis and possession with intent to supply cannabis.

Both men appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court today where they pleaded guilty to the joint charges and were fined $10,000 to be paid in six months or face two years in prison.

They were both convicted, reprimanded and discharged for the offences of trafficking and possession with intent to supply.

For his individual offences, King was sentenced to one year imprisonment; suspended for two years for the offence of possession of cannabis; and reprimanded and discharged for the offences of trafficking and possession with intent to supply.

 

5 Responses to Two men fined $10,000 for drugs

  1. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince May 26, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    ??????

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  2. Sunil Brome
    Sunil Brome May 26, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    As opposed to what? We don’t even know how much it was.

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  3. Andrew Alleyne
    Andrew Alleyne May 26, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    Wonder who family that is??? Fined??? Justice system is a total farce

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  4. Taurus Bull
    Taurus Bull May 26, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Treasury want money what wunna expected. If the men get time them wouldn’t be paying no money.

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  5. Maria Leclair Dasilva
    Maria Leclair Dasilva May 26, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    Why aren’t the cocaine traffickers being caught?

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