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Family Of Four Charged With Possession Of Dangerous Drugs

By RICARDO WELLS

Tribune Staff Reporter

rwells@tribunemedia.net

A FAMILY of four were among seven people arraigned in two separate cases of possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply on Friday in Magistrate’s Court.

Carl Knowles, 61, Gloria Knowles, 57, Kevan Knowles, 26, and Kerry Knowles, 30, were all arraigned before Magistrate Janine Gomez-Weech on two charges of possession of dangerous drugs.

The charges were in relation to the discovery of 12 grams of suspected marijuana and a further one concerning the discovery of three grams of cocaine. In addition, Kevan Knowles was also charged with the possession of six grams of marijuana.

All entered pleas of not guilty and were remanded until Tuesday.

In a second case, also heard by Magistrate Gomez-Weech, three people, including a mother and son, were arraigned in connection with the discovery of 35lbs of suspected marijuana.

It was alleged by police prosecution that 61-year-old Shirley-Mae Turnquest and her 37-year-old son, Ivoine Turnquest, along with 33-year-old Stanley Taylor, were discovered in possession of the large quantity of drugs.

All pleaded not guilty to the allegation. They were remanded until Tuesday, when they are expected back in court.

A conviction for possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply carries a possible fine and/or up to seven years in prison.

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