St. John’s man charged following seizure of marijuana

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A 26-year-old St. John’s man is facing charges after police seized about half a pound of marijuana in individual packages, money and drug paraphernalia Thursday in the city.

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Robert Boone is charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

Boone appeared in provincial court Thursday was remanded to Her Majesty’s Penitentiary.

The charges came following an investigation by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU – NL) — an integration of resources from the RCMP, RNC and provincial government.

Organizations: Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, RCMP

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  • Max Fernandez
    December 13, 2013 - 19:08

    This is yet another example of wasted police and court time. Cannabis (Marijuana) should be legalised and regulated in a similar manner to alcohol and tobacco. This would not only save time for our police and courts, but would also create thousands of legal, taxable jobs, helping to give our economy a much needed boost. Cannabis Volunteer Force (CVF) CVF Media Team www.facebook.com/cvf420

  • Steve
    December 13, 2013 - 14:42

    Public resources squandered. Jailed for an unjust law.