When Chad Randy Marville of Madison Terrace, Deacons Farm, St Michael ran a red light yesterday he set the stage for a marijuana charge against him.
The police said they caught up with the 36-year-old was stopped a short time after he ran the red lights at the junction on Bank Hall and Bush Hall, St Michael, and when they approached the vehicle there was a strong smell of marijuana coming from the driver’s side.
A search was requested and a plastic bag containing 45 grammes of weed with a street value of $300 was found in Marville’s pocket, the lawmen said.
“I does smoke de ones in de plastic bag and de ones with the wrapping I had for somebody,” Marville allegedly told police at the time.
A pre-sentencing report was ordered into the life of the first-time offender who will return before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy-Sargeant on October 24, having been granted $1,500 bail.