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Dec 29, 2010

Corozal man gets 6 years after being busted with 89lbs of cannabis

Lionel Tillett

A Corozal man learned his fate in the Chief Magistrates’ Court this morning after he was busted along with two family members and a friend with eighty-nine pounds of marijuana on December seventeenth. Lionel Tillett took responsibility for the drugs and today he was sentenced to three years in prison. Tillett was also fined ten thousand dollars, which was to be paid forthwith but he couldn’t pay, which means he will spend an additional three years behind bars. And it doesn’t end there. A forfeiting order for his vehicle, which the drugs were found in, is scheduled for next Tuesday when Tillett must convince the court that he did not purchase the Wagoneer with proceeds from drug related activity. If he can’t do that, the vehicle will be confiscated. Tillett’s sister fifty-one year old Joan Tillett, her daughter twenty-seven year old Crissie Tillett and thirty-three year-old Shane Morgan were with him when police searched the Wagoneer at the Burrell Boom junction. They were also charged, but were freed once he pleaded guilty.

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11 Responses for “Corozal man gets 6 years after being busted with 89lbs of cannabis”

  1. Robert says:

    A small victory in the war on drug dealing.

  2. BZNinCALI says:

    Don’t paint Corozal with Boom’s brush, they have their own idiots. Thanks for falling on your sword, jail is no place for a 51 year old. We appreciate you not letting the magistrate dissuade you.

  3. Josie says:

    BZNinCALI you need to read and learn to comphrend the report indicate this guy was stopped at Boom Junction, the police usually have check point there as its a transit which connects the northern and southern highway, so before you call people boom trash get it straight

  4. Pervo says:

    de when tek e !@#$5 da hattieville. ha ha ha


    What in the World is BZNinCALI indicating in his comment. Enlighting me when you said “Don’t paint Corozal with Boom’s brush, they have their own idiots”. In the future think before you write as being a Boomite your comment is offensive.

  6. Bruce says:

    Tourists are not available to come, the US is double dipping home foreclosures are up and there is no or little new construction who wants to build when you can steal a second hand house at a fraction of the cost of building. Now with gas prices going up there goes any extra money for travel.
    Tourists do not like shadows you Know Beggars that hang on them like they have to pay this parasite to be free of guilt. If they don’t pay they get robbed later. This news gets around and people read and tire and BLOG about the harassment of tourists in Belize.
    The people of this country need to take pride take responsibility for the trash they through would be a good start!!!!!!!!!

  7. BZNinCALI says:

    BELIZEANGYPSY, my apologies to all Boomites, this idiot was not yours. Josie, “trash” was not mentioned in either of those two lines. I have vacationed in Boom, I used to hang out in Boom, Doublehead Cabbage, Willows Bank, Rancho Dolores, Lemonal & the neighboring villages when we had to take a second ferry at Doublehead Cabbage, as a Belizean, I do not refer to my people as “trash”. Every community has its “Idiots” & we are always glad to see them relocate even it means prison. I stand by that….

  8. BZNinCALI says:

    Josie, why the hostility? Let’s not get into other people’s academic or comprehension skills. I am a lot sharper than you think, don’t underestimate me or any other person. We have to stop attacking each other over BS & focus on working together to teach our children to communicate without hatred, hostility & violence. Happy New Year to you & your family.

  9. pretty tillett says:

    first off he is no idiot!!!! just an inexperience dealer. a courageous man for taking his punishment n all ur judgement with honor. PERVO know that one day u or one of ur family member could b in the same predicament n i pray they take ur @$$ too.

  10. BZNinCALI says:

    Pretty tillett, my idiot relative who chose that as a career is in JAIL, 25 to life!!!
    And I did give your cousin credit for taking his whooping like a man even though the magistrate did her best to change his mind when he tried to enter his guilty pleas last week.

  11. vigilante justice 316 says:

    Bruce you need to pay attention, as your comment has nothing whatsoever to do with this particular article, though I ate the meat and threw away the bone of your comment. No one likes pushy vendors trying to sell them things they don’t want, though I yet to see anyone with missing limbs rolling around on the ground with cup in hand. Anyway back to this article.

    @ pretty tillett it seems that the consequences of your relatives actions went right over your head. The fact of the matter is…you do the crime, you do the time.

    The word HONOR is usually reserved for those who do good in society not criminals who try to distribute 89lbs of weed into the community…feeding addiction and ruining lives.

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