Remanded on gun, ammunition and drug charges
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.