Saturday, April 20, 2024

Mother and son plead guilty


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A MOTHER AND her son pleaded guilty yesterday to charges relating to the possession and importation of 5.6 kilogrammes of cannabis each when they appeared at the District “B” Magistrates’ Court.
However, while she was able to go home pending reappearance at the same court this morning, he was remanded to HMP Dodds prison.
Marita Eugene Odle, 42, and her son Rico Antonio Odle, 24, both of 1st Avenue Weekes Land, Goodland, St Michael, were both charged with possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of the illegal drug when they arrived at Grantley Adams International Airport Monday from Canada on the same flight.
The drugs were found in false bottoms of their separate suitcases.
Yesterday, the mother was granted $39 000 bail with a surety. The son was also offered bail, but with no surety, he was remanded. (SP)


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