Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2023. 6:59 pm CST.
By Breaking Belize News Staff: A family of four from Mahogany Heights were all dragged to court on a charge of possession of marijuana after police conducted an operation in the community, leading to several arrests.
Sephanie Juliet Copious; Collins Calvin Clother, 58; Wayne Austin Garbutt, 30 and Ivory Thurton were arraigned in court, each on a single charge of possession of a controlled drug for 41.5 grams of marijuana, almost an ounce and a half, found in their home on September 27.
Garbutt, however, took ownership of the marijuana and charges were withdrawn against the other three family members. The Magistrate imposed a non-custodial sentence and applied a fine of $300 plus $5 cost of court. He has until November 2 to pay, in default, three months in jail.
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