Canadian Visitors charged for nearly 25 Kilos of Weed

Members of the Drug Squad have formally charged three (3) Canadian visitors for a number of drug related offences which were committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Sunday the 22nd of October 2017.

They are, Jordan Alexander Pinelli, 26 years, Lamar Diamonte Newman 19 years, and Illicia Jade Orr-Campbell eighteen 18 years. The trio were arrested and formally charged for:

  1. Possession of Cannabis
  2. Possession with intent to supply Cannabis
  3. Trafficking of Cannabis
  4. Importation of Cannabis.

Circumstances

The trio arrived on the island by air, from Canada. A subsequent search of their luggage by Customs Officers, revealed that they each had 41, 19, and 19, packages of Cannabis respectively concealed in their suitcases.  The police were informed and they were subsequently arrested and charged for the offences.

Jordan Alexander Pinelli was in possession of 12.3 kilos of Cannabis, whereas, Lamar Diamonte Newman was in possession of 6 kilos of Cannabis, and Illicia Jade Orr-Campbell in possession of 6.2 kilos of cannabis.

They all appeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch, in the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court, on Monday the 23rd of October 2017, where they pleaded guilty to the offences.

  • ¬†Jordan Pinelli was fined $10,000.00 for Possession of cannabis and $10,000.00 for Importation of cannabis, CRD on possession with intent, RD on Trafficking
  • Lamar Newman was fined $5,000.00 for Possession of cannabis and $10,000.00 for Importation of cannabis, CRD on possession with intent, RD on Trafficking
  • Illicia Orr-Campbell was fined $5,000.00 for Possession of cannabis and $10,000.00 for Importation of cannabis, CRD on possession with intent, RD on Trafficking.

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