Depeiza admits to being in the wrong place at the wrong time

A 30-year-old man must pay $1,500 to the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court within the next three months if he wants to avoid spending 12 months in prison.

Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant handed down the sentence to Mario Andre Davidson Depeiza, of Trents, St James, who pleaded guilty to having $45 worth of illegal drugs in his possession yesterday.

He was apprehended after police were informed that a man was in the Pirates Cove area, along Browne’s Beach, selling drugs.

He was stopped and nine Ziploc bags containing a vegetable substance, suspected to be cannabis, were found.

“I ain’t selling, give me a break,” he reportedly told police at the time.

However, in the docks today Depeiza, who has two prior convictions, told Cuffy-Sargeant: “I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

He urged the magistrate to impose a fine on him, but said he would need some time to settle the bill, which must be paid by the time he returns to court on February 8.

One Response to Depeiza admits to being in the wrong place at the wrong time

  1. Lwayne King
    Lwayne King November 8, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    Really man had only only 45dollar in and am wanna wan he go an robb are do saii to bring back 1500 hundred to a nasty black hearted court you.all time is drawing near hrr


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