Trio Pleads Not Guilty to Cannabis Charges

Two young persons were remanded at the Stock Farm State Prison, as they had no surety to post bail, while one young lady was granted bail in the sum of $30,000.

Uroy Vidal of St. Joseph, Kendra Jno. Baptiste of Yampiece-Stockfarm and Christie Bougouneau of Morne Prosper, were all charged with possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to sell.

court3.jpgThe trio pled not guilty to the charges, when they appeared at the Roseau Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday February 26th 2013.

They were caught in Backstreet St. Joseph on February 24th 2013, with 11,497 grams of alleged cannabis in their possession, which has an estimated street value of $25000.

Police Prosecutor Inspector Claude Weekes had no objections to bail, once the defendants had a proper surety, and reporting conditions applied.

Retired Port worker, Mr. James Bramble stood as surety for his adopted daughter, Ms. Kendra Jno. Baptiste.

Ms. Jno. Baptiste, who lives with Mr. Bramble in Yampiece-Stockfarm, was granted bail in the sum of $30,000.

As part of her bail conditions, she is to report to the Roseau Police Station on Monday’s and Friday’s, between the hours of 7am to 7pm.

She was also advised to inform the police of any change of address.


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