Drug Operation at Giraudel

Members of the Drug Squad and the Task Force, conducted an anti-Drug operation in the village of Giraudel on Thursday 26th July 2012.
This operation proved to be very rewarding, as during the operation over one thousand cannabis trees were destroyed, and two individuals were arrested.
John Loftus Letang of Giraudel and Joseph Alcendor of Morne Jaune were arrested and slapped with three charges.
They were charged with possession of cannabis, possession of cannabis with intent to supply and cultivation of cannabis.
They appeared before a Roseau Magistrate on Friday July 27th, 2012, where Mr. Letang pled guilty to all three charges, and was convicted on cultivation of cannabis.
He was fined $20,000.00.
All charges were then dropped against Mr. Alcendor who pled not guilty to all charges.

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