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Alston Quashie allegedly led police to ganja farm- Court hears

Alston Quashie, 56, seen here leaving the Magistrate’s Court on June 12, 2017, reportedly led police to his ganja farm in Carrot Bay on June 9, 2017. Photo: VINO
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A native of St Vincent and the Grenadines who resides at Carrot Bay, Tortola has been remanded to prison for alleged ‘ganja’ offences.

Alston Quashie, 56, was arrested on June 9, 2017 after police executed a search warrant at his home, where they allegedly unearthed 78.3 grams of marijuana and 220 seedling plants.

Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards heard on June 12, 2017 that resulting from concerns brought to their attention about the accused’s activities, officers of the RVIPF conducted a search of his home where they allegedly found in his refrigerator and on his bed a large quantity of the substance, which he allegedly told police, in no uncertain terms, was marijuana.

He then reportedly took the officers on a good leg walk for about a mile and a half up a mountainous area to his farm where they found 220 seedlings.

Quashie was then taken to the Road Town Police Station where he was further charged for the offences of cultivation and possession, to which he pleaded guilty in court.

However, to the charge of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply another, the accused said "not guilty" and was remanded to prison.

Quashie has to be back in court on July 14, 2017.

16 Responses to “Alston Quashie allegedly led police to ganja farm- Court hears”

  • TisaGodherb (14/06/2017, 09:56) Like (34) Dislike (1) Reply
    He should never have taken them to his farm. Everyone has to make a living. He wasn't stealing nothing.
    • qc (14/06/2017, 10:41) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
      come on its time this thing is legalized
    • Why Dude Why? (14/06/2017, 22:28) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why would you volenteer to take them to your farm without a search warrant? You should have never done that.
  • A way out (14/06/2017, 10:10) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    This man looks like he was tiered of working for some one and sold himself out cause he ain't make this hard for them man at all, there you go officer here it is on the bed and I have some more in the fridge oh come follow me I got a patch up here so you don't have to come back. to me this is a man getting out
  • weed (14/06/2017, 10:21) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    free the weed
  • Rebel (14/06/2017, 10:57) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    As long as you not for the Most high God who say he created the herb bearing seed and he said it was GOOD, but on the other hand man which go against the Almighty will and must pay for all wrong they continue to do when they know it was right.
  • wize up (14/06/2017, 11:42) Like (1) Dislike (12) Reply
    RT. Hon. Ralph Gonzales need to recall some of his nationals:and give them political positions in is his amdinisyratio : my goodness the one yellow flip and kills the woman: within hours another on actuall took the police to the high grade farm(who does that!!!!!!).....some to me those guys under some spell(back in the my original Vincy comrades were top tanking)...I guess life changes(keep the faith) least we got some dope off the BVI Streets and that's a very good things

    • Not wize atall! (14/06/2017, 16:15) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Wizeup, do you have a gainfully employed job or are you just a bitter keyboard warrior whom doesn't have much friends to reason with therefore you come her on every article to display your very un-wize opinions? If so; please do us all a favor - step back from the device and tek yuh meds ma boi! Sound like you a lame Vincy man yuhself and have no life to keep you busy. Need a wuk or wha? I can get you something to do during the day - cleaning drains down West through to Carrot Bay and up windy Hill..wha yuh say?
  • Woi (14/06/2017, 11:54) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Whop (14/06/2017, 12:21) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Them Jamdown who does thief his provisions from his farm rat on him because they had it out. Now they have the farm for themselves. What a thing
  • my 2 cents (14/06/2017, 12:40) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Waste of court time
  • wize up (14/06/2017, 13:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    Back the f*c& and sell it and put the money in the treasury( st Thomas, San Juan and Atlanta will bull it for sure top dollar( the economy needs some stimulus) this money will help off Claude laws suite and the delta law site

  • Kingfish (14/06/2017, 15:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    when are we going to have a discussion in the BVI about legalizing the weed?
  • LOL Marlon Asher (14/06/2017, 15:40) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yes, I'm a ganja planter...
    Call me the ganja farmer...
    Deep down in a de earth where me put the ganja...
    Babylon come.....
  • Black nines (15/06/2017, 00:01) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yow boss yo mad why you give the police the thing are you a vincy no man judgement

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