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January sentencing for drug smugglers

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DRUG SMUGGLERS Wayne Ricardo Worrell and Orel Randy Omar Wiggins will be sentenced in about a month’s time for trying to land over 350 pounds of drugs more than three years ago.

Worrell, 46, of Belleplaine Housing Area, St Andrew, and Wiggins, 39, of Mullion Lane, Gall Hill, Christ Church, were back in the No. 2 Supreme Court last Thursday where submissions of sentence were heard.

The two had pleaded guilty that within the island’s territorial waters, on February 24, 2017, they imported 177.8 kilogrammes or about 391 pounds of cannabis. They also pleaded guilty to possession and having a traffickable quantity
of the drug.

Worrell has spent 1 383 days on remand and Wiggins 836.

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