Daisy Tillett convicted of Crack Cocaine Possession Print E-mail
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Monday, 31 December 2012 00:00

DaiseyCosmetologist and resident of Ladyville Village, Daisy Tillett, was convicted of the possession of 0.3 grams of crack cocaine on Friday, December 21st. On June 21st of this year, Tillett, who was living in Taylor’s Alley in Belize City, was found in possession of the controlled drug after officers of the Gang Suppression Unit conducted a search at her home. Police officer Stacey Smith made the discovery. She said that when she arrived at Tillett’s home she saw her kneeling down in the house and regurgitating the substance. When she checked, it was crack cocaine coming out of her mouth. Apparently, Tillett tried to swallow the substance when she saw the police coming to her home.

Tillett put up no defense and remained silent in her trial. Magistrate Hettie Mae Stuart found her guilty and imposed a non-custodial sentence; where she was fined $300 plus a $5.00 cost of court. Tillett has until January 31st, 2013 to pay the fine or serve 3 months in prison.