3 siblings fined for possession of marijuana, prohibited animal carcasses

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3 siblings fined for possession of marijuana, prohibited animal carcasses

A woman and two men were fined a total of $66,000 after appearing virtually before a Sangre Grande Magistrate yesterday charged with offences in connection with a June 21st police raid in Toco.

Britney Moore, 19, and her brothers, Daniel Young, 24, and Renrick Bobb, 26, of Maya Village, Sans Souci, all pleaded guilty to the joint charge of Possession of Cannabis before Magistrate Cheron Raphael.

They were each fined $15,000 for the offence.

Meanwhile, Young was also fined $20,000 on a Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Trafficking charge and $1,000 on a Possession of Prohibited Animal Carcasses charge.

They were given 18 months to pay the fines or will serve three years’ hard labour in prison.
According to police reports, at 5.10 am on June 21st, police officers attached to the Toco and Matelot Police Stations and the Eastern Division Task Force, led by Sgt Edwards and Cpl (Ag.) Andrews, executed a search warrant for illegal firearms and ammunition at the Maya Village, Sans Souci home of a male suspect. The man’s siblings were also present at the house.

During the search, a quantity of cannabis was found together with three Iguana carcasses.
Police conducted further enquiries, and at 8.30 am that day, they executed a search warrant at another home of YOUNG at George Street, San Souci, where a quantity of cannabis was also found and seized.

Following further investigations, Cpl (Ag.) Andrews laid the charges jointly against YOUNG, MOORE and BOBB, for Possession of 960 Grammes of Cannabis and also against YOUNG for Trafficking of 1.92 kgs of Cannabis and Possession of the Carcasses of a Protective Animal Namely a Lizard also called an Iguana in a Closed Season.