Carolee Rhaburn Busted with Gun and Drugs on George Street Print E-mail
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Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Carolee Jean RhaburnPolice Officers were on George Street around 11:50 a.m. on Friday, August 16th, when their attention was drawn to a woman walking on the street. They approached and she identified herself as 39-year-old Carolee Jean Rhaburn of an Antelope Street address. Police searched a purse she was carrying and found a bag containing 72 grams of weed. They also searched a shoebox she had and found a .38 revolver with three live rounds of ammunition. Rhaburn was arrested and taken to the Queen Street Police Station where she was charged.

On Monday, August 19th, Rhaburn appeared in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court where she pleaded not guilty to one count of drug trafficking, one count of keeping a firearm without a gun license and one count of keeping ammunition without a license. Magistrate Leslie Hamilton informed her that due to the nature of the offense bail could not be granted. She was remanded to the Belize Central Prison and is due to return to court on September 24th. Rhaburn may apply for bail at the Supreme Court.