RGPF Release: Men on Firearm and Drug Charges
Two police operations at the weekend have resulted in five men appearing at the Grenville Magistrate’s Court
Men on Firearm and Drug Charges
Two police operations at the weekend have resulted in five men appearing at the Grenville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday 14th November, 2018, on firearm and drug charges.
Charges of possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition were laid against Kimonie Mark Phillip, 30 years, Steel Bender of Tempe, St. George, Christopher Smith, 45 years old Machine Operator of Morne Delice, St. George and Chevon Jeremiah, 38 years old, Fisherman of Corbeau Town, St. Pauls, after police intercepted the vehicle they were traveling in, on Sunday 11th November, 2018 at Mt. Sealey, St. Andrew. A Ruger 9mm pistol and a magazine with 12 rounds of ammunition were seized.
Also on Sunday 11th November, 2018, two men, Cliffy Tyron Joseph, 31 years old, Machine Operator of Telescope, St. Andrew and Don Noel, 32 years old, Mason of Mt. Pleasant, Carriacou, were detained in connection with the discovery of thirty-four pounds of cannabis, at Telescope, St. Andrew.
Cliffy and Don were subsequently charged with possession of a controlled drug.
Police investigations resulted in Kimonie, Christopher and Chevon being linked to the discovery of the cannabis. All three, along with Cliffe and Don were charged with conspiracy to trafficking in a controlled drug.
Additional charges of driving without a drivers’ license and trafficking in of a controlled drug were laid against Cliffy.
All five men were granted bail in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars with two, sureties. They are to surrender all travel documents and report once a week to the police station nearest to their residence. They will to return to court on the December 3rd 2018.
Source: Office of Commissioner of Police
Contact: Community Relations Department
Date: Thursday 15th November, 2018
Tele: 440-3764 440-3999 Ext.114/140