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Leeann Samuels caught Smuggling Weed into Police Station Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 May 2013 00:00

Leeann SamuelsOn Friday, April 26th, a 22-year-old beautician was fined $400 for 3 grams of weed she was caught with inside a plate of food she was taking for her boyfriend, who was detained at the Queen Street Police Station. Leeanne Samuels of #21 West Canal, Belize City appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano to answer to a single charge of possession of a controlled drug.

Police say that on Thursday, April 25th, Samuels visited the station at about 12:20 p.m., where an officer present at the precinct conducted a routine check inside a black plastic bag she had in her possession. Inside the bag was a foam plate container with food. Inside the food, they found a fonto leaf and the weed inside a transparent plastic bag. Samuels was there to take food for her boyfriend, 21-year-old Kenrick Longsworth, who was detained at the Queen Street Police Station. In court, she pleaded guilty to the offense. Magistrate Dale Cayetano imposed a non-custodial sentence by fining her $400 plus $5.00 cost of court which she was ordered to pay by August 31st, 2013 or serve 9 months in prison.