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Dec 14, 2012

Family time: Mom and 2 sons busted for weed

Dennis Sanchez

A mother and her two sons were on trial today for a drug trafficking offense, allegedly committed in July of 2011. Twenty-seven year old Dennis Sanchez, his brother, Derrick and their mother, forty-six year old Sheril, were jointly charged for trafficking sixty-three point two grams of cannabis found inside their family yard in Ladyville. When the trio appeared in the Court of Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer today, one of the sons confessed to the crime.  According to the investigating officers, police went to Kocriko Street in Ladyville where they saw Dennis crawling on his knees from under the verandah. They conducted a search and found a bag of weed which weighed sixty-three point two grams and the entire family was arrested. The Senior Magistrate told the Sanchez Family that if Dennis had not initially admitted to the weed being his, her intention was to find them all guilty of the offense as Sheril, who is the mother of the house should have had more control of her yard.  Dennis was imposed a non-custodial sentence where he was fined ten thousand dollars as well as a three year sentence in prison.  The fine and confinement is because Dennis has several previous convictions for drug possessions.  His ten thousand dollar fine was ordered to be paid by June thirtieth, 2013 in default an additional three years.

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2 Responses for “Family time: Mom and 2 sons busted for weed”

  1. Genotu Rembiuos says:


  2. Storm says:

    How many wrist-slaps will this druggie get from the court?

    One should be enough, a second should bring prison for long enough for him to get the message that the laws are there to be obeyed. He’s not special.

    I’ve seen suggestions here for drug rehabilitation programs for users on a FIRST offense, and “work farms” for non-violent, non-serious criminals [drug trafficking, robbery, burglary are too serious for such a program], and I am starting to think they have enough merit for serious consideration — if they can be budgeted and done right.

    Then we can focus more resources on locking up the serious criminals in prison for life as they deserve.

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