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Couple Granted $10,000 Bail

Couple Granted $10,000 BailAntigua St. john's - Maria Anne Nelson, of St Johnson's Village, and her Jamaican husband, Damian George Wilson, appeared before Chief Magistrate Joanne Walsh yesterday charged with cannabis possession, possession with intent to transfer, and possession with intent to supply.

Nelson pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis, and not guilty to the other charges.

On the other hand, Wilson pleaded not guilty to all counts, and will stand trial.
 
Nelson will, likewise, also be tried for possession with intent to supply and intent to transfer.

According to reports, law enforcement agents executed a search warrant at the couple's home on May 30, and allegedly found 2.5 lbs of cannabis.


 
The estimated street value is $10,000.
 
It was also alleged that the accused had $30,000 in their possession at the time of their arrest.
 
Bail in the sum of $10,000 (each) was granted to Wilson and Nelson after their attorney, Steadroy "Cutie" Benjamin, made the application.
 
A cash deposit of $5,000 (each) was ordered by the court.

Additionally, Wilson and Nelson must surrender their travel documents. Two local sureties are required, and the accused must report daily to Police Headquarters between 6 am and 6 pm.
 
They will return to court on September 15 for trial.


Villa Woman Charged with Battery
 
It was a no-show for a Villa woman expected in the St John's Magistrate's Court yesterday to answer to a charge of battery.
 
According to reports, Alfred allegedly battered another woman, Iesha Lynch, on April 10. The motive was unknown.
 
Alfred was arrested and charged after the matter was reported to the police. She was subsequently granted station bail, and is expected to make an appearance before Magistrate Ngaio Emanuel on June 23.


Reporting by Caribarena news, publishing by Ofer Shaked.

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RE: Couple Granted $10,000 Bail

#2 Love » 2014-06-03 21:39

Support the GREEN PARTY and all will be well with you guys
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Legalize it

#1 Gutter snipe » 2014-06-03 09:14

Time to decriminalize ganja, in this case tax the money, and the weed. Legalize the natural plant, long overdue.
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