By RICARDO WELLS
Tribune Staff Reporter
A 52-year-old man was yesterday arraigned in Magistrate’s Court yesterday in connection with the seizure of $97,000 worth of drugs last Friday.
Glenroy McKenzie, 52, of Exuma, stood before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain where it was alleged he, being concerned with others, was found in possession of a large quantity of dangerous drugs, namely Indian hemp, with the intent to supply.
McKenzie, who was represented by attorney Ian Cargill, pled guilty to the offence and was sentenced to 21 months at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services.
In a separate matter, an American couple was also arraigned on drug related charges in connection to quantity of marijuana found in their possession while at the Lynden Pindling International Airport over the weekend.
Scott Philip McGraw, 36, and Nicole Maria Mozo, 36, both of Syracuse, New York, appeared before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux charged with one count each of possession after several pieces of candy in their possession tested positive for containing marijuana.
The pair pled guilty to the offence, claiming Mozo possessed an American licence to use small quantities of marijuana for medical purposes.
Mozo said she often uses marijuana in edible form to treat intense fibromyalgia pain.
They were convicted and fined $100 each, which had to be paid before they were released from custody yesterday.
They were not represented by an attorney.