Jamaican national 35-year old Lionel Dujon Clarke will spend 12 months at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds after pleading guilty to several drug charges.
Clarke was charged with unlawful possession of cannabis, unlawful possession of cannabis with intent to supply; trafficking cannabis and importation of cannabis.
Clarke arrived in the island on Sunday and after clearing immigration he was interviewed by members of the Drug Squad.
He was subsequently referred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he passed out a total of 102 packages each wrapped in transparent plastic wrapping containing cannabis.
The drugs weighed 1 kilogram and have an estimated street value of $8000.
When he appeared before Magistrate Laurie-Ann Smith-Bovell in the District ‘B’ Magistrates Court he was fined $8000 forthwith or 12 months in prison for trafficking. The fine was not paid.
He was convicted, reprimanded and discharged for the other offences.