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Aug 27, 2013

Neighbors going to the Belize Central Prison

Therese Elijio

Two neighbors will be spending their first night at the Central Prison. The Gang Suppression Unit, on Monday detained a Belize City woman and a man who live next to each other, with almost eighty pounds of weed. Thirty-one year old Therese Elijio of Daisly Harley Street, who lives in the apartment where the first bust was made, appeared in court this morning. She was charged with the Possession of a Control Drug with the Intent to Supply.  Elijio was represented by attorney, Anthony Sylvester. The GSU is claiming they found a total of seventy-five pounds of marijuana in two separate bags at her apartment. The second person to be arraigned in another court for one count of possession of a control drug with intent to supply is thirty-three year old Karim Llewelyn Bood, a tour guide.

Karim Llewelyn Bood

Bood was found with more than three pounds of the drug which the GSU says they saw him disposed of from a window of his apartment into a yard. In Elijio’s case, she was denied bail because of the amount of weed allegedly found and furthermore she has outstanding fines before the court. She was remanded until October fifteen, 2013. As for Bood, he was granted bail in the sum of six thousand dollars, but was unable to meet it and was also remanded.


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