Bequia Couple Hauled Before The Courts On Drug Charges

Zachus Cumberbatch, 38 years old along with his common-law wife Janella Hutchins both from the Grenadines Island of Bequia have been arrested and jointly charge for the possession of 3,760 grams or eight (8) pounds of cannabis with intent to supply to another on December 18, 2016. This as a result of a warrant which was executed at their Bequia home after

This as a result of a warrant which was executed at their Bequia home after personnel from the Rapid Response Unit acted on a tip-off during which time the control drug along with $235.75 which discovered.

The duo were escorted to the Kingstown Magistrate Court on Monday, December 19, 2016 facing the charges before Senior Magistrate, Bertie Pompey. Cumberbath pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined $4,000.00 to be paid in one month or face a 6 month jail term. The cash was forfeited. However the charge against Hutchins was withdrawn by prosecution .

BY ST. CLAIR CHARLES

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