Construction worker busted with cannabis and firearm Print E-mail
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Thursday, 27 April 2017 00:00

Fenton Reyes, a 24-year-old worker and mechanic on the George Price Highway, was arraigned before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser on Monday, April 24, 2017. Reyes, who was unrepresented in court, was charged with kept prohibited firearm and possession of a controlled drug.

Reportedly, Reyes was found in possession of a.22 pen gun on Sunday, April 23 on Krooman Road, Belize City. He was also found to be in possession of 5.9 grams of cannabis.

When he was read the charges in court, Reyes pleaded not guilty. Due to the nature of the offense of kept prohibited firearm, Reyes could not be granted bail. He was remanded to the Belize Central Prison until June 16, 2017. Fraser explained that he has the right to apply for bail at the Supreme Court but she cannot grant him bail until after 90 days.