Monday 3 August, 2020

Canadian visitor deported after court appearance

37-year-old Canadian visitor Mellissa Jacythnia McMillan, reappeared before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in the District ‘C’ Magistrates Court today. 

This after she was remanded to prison on her first court appearance on September 21, after being arrested and charged for a number of drug-related offences committed at the Grantley Adams International Airport, on September 20. 

She pleaded guilty to all of the offences and was fined $15, 000 forthwith, for the offence of Possession of Cannabis. $10000 forthwith for the offence of Importation of Cannabis, and Reprimanded and Discharged (R&D) for the offences of Trafficking of Cannabis, and Possession of cannabis with intent to supply. 

The fines were paid and she was handed over to immigration for deportation.

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