Antigua: Two Vincentians Granted Bail, Two Remanded To Prison

(ANTIGUA) – Glenroy Pierre, Wonderly Lavia, Nicholas Thomas and Bertail Roberts, all of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, yesterday appeared in the All Saints Magistrate’s Court before magistrate Ngaio Emanuel.

They are all scheduled to reappear in court on July 2 to plead to the charges since this was not done on Friday.

Pierre and Lavia, who have been living in Falmouth, were charged with possession and being concerned in the supply of 2.14 pounds of cannabis which carries a wholesale value of $5,760.

They were both offered bail in the sum of $12,000.

The duo was required to deposit $6,000 to facilitate their release. They were also ordered to report to the Dockyard Police Station every day between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., and to have two Antiguan sureties sign on their behalf Also, they were required to surrender their travel documents to the court.

Meanwhile, Thomas and Roberts were charged with simple possession, possession with intent to transfer, and being concerned in the supply of 4.13 pounds of cocaine that carries an estimated wholesale value of $144,963. They were denied bail and remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.

That’s because they are also facing immigration violation charges for allegedly entering the state illegally.