Re­manded on gun, am­mu­ni­tion and drug charges

Daily Nation (Barbados) - - Front Page - By RANDY BEN­NETT

JAMAR CARLIEOUS BROWNE was re­manded to HMP Dodds un­til De­cem­ber 11 af­ter ap­pear­ing on gun, am­mu­ni­tion and drug charges in the District “A” Mag­is­trates’ Court yes­ter­day.

The un­em­ployed 23-year-old, of 2nd Av­enue, Arthur’s Land, Tweed­side Road, St Michael, was not re­quired to plead to the in­dictable charges of hav­ing a firearm and 23 rounds of am­mu­ni­tion on Novem­ber 9.

How­ever, he pleaded guilty to hav­ing cannabis and co­caine, as well as sup­ply­ing and traf­fick­ing the drug.

Pros­e­cu­tor Sergeant Cameron Gib­bons said po­lice ex­e­cuted a search war­rant at Browne’s house at 3:40 a.m. and found a trans­par­ent Zi­plock bag con­tain­ing eight grease-proof wrap­pings of cannabis un­der “in­sta­bil­ity and sub­stance abuse is­sues”. He ad­mit­ted that try­ing to sup­port his al­co­hol and drug habits had run him afoul of the law.

In beg­ging for le­niency, he asked the mag­is­trate for help with his ad­dic­tions.

“. . . My very sorry his­tory is as a re­sult of sub­stance abuse and I re­alise that I need help,” he said.

“I want to be in a drug re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gramme and I also want you to help me get into a work pro­gramme so I would not be idle. I don’t He re­turned the next day want to be go­ing through and found the glass bro­ken this again.” and prop­erty miss­ing from the Mag­is­trate Cuffy-sargeant man­nequins. Po­lice were called told Clarke he had in ex­cess in and a print was found on of 28 con­vic­tions, in­clud­ing one of the man­nequins. CCTV those for re­sist­ing ar­rest and footage also showed Clarke of­fences against other peo­ple. tak­ing the prop­erty. She added that he would

In ask­ing the court for be able to en­rol in a drug le­niency, Clarke said his re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion pro­gramme ac­tions were a re­sult of his while in prison.

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