Man gets four years, $8M fine after near 200-lbs Charlestown ganja bust

A four-year sentence and a fine of a little over $8 million was yesterday handed down to Courtney De Monick, one of the three persons held on Tuesday after a total of almost 200 pounds of cannabis was found in a Charlestown house by the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU).

De Monick, 58, appear-ed before acting Chief Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus, who read two charges to him and his co-accused, Ebony Craig.

Subsequent to the reading of the charges, however, De Monick pleaded guilty to both charges, which resulted in CANU Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford requesting that the charges against Craig be withdrawn. This request was granted by the magistrate and Craig was freed…..

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