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Pierre gets 7 years for Anegada drug bust

Vincentian Glenroy Pierre, 34, was handed a total of seven years' imprisonment on drug related charges when he appeared before the Magistrate's Court at John's Hole today, April 16, 2014. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Vincentian Glenroy Pierre, 34, was handed a total of seven years' imprisonment on drug related charges when he appeared before the Magistrate's Court at John's Hole today, April 16, 2014.

Magistrate Dr Velon L. John sentenced Pierre to three years in prison on charges of possession of marijuana; three years in prison on charges of importation of an illegal drug and one year in prison for illegal entry. The sentences will run consecutively.

Pierre was discovered along with co-accused Ralph James and Adrian Arthur on a boat containing over 500kg of marijuana that had been stuffed in ‘crocus’ bags in all parts of the boat.

The vessel, which one of the officers described as not being sea worthy, had been drifting in the waters for some days near Anegada on October 25, 2012 after it had broken down. The two other men pleaded guilty to similar charges and were sentenced last year.

Pierre was cautioned, reprimanded and discharged on a further charge of supplying or offering to supply and being concerned with the illegal drug.

He was represented by attorney Patrick Thompson while Principal Crown Counsel Tiffany Scatliffe appeared for the Crown.

7 Responses to “Pierre gets 7 years for Anegada drug bust ”

  • eat (16/04/2014, 14:20) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    oh lord more food for punkin
  • wize up (16/04/2014, 15:09) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    why waste the people tax money on these guys; simply send them out
  • D (16/04/2014, 16:26) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    finally he sending people to jail!
  • Bvi sad (16/04/2014, 19:42) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    Man have sex with a little girl take pics of her get 5years and man on a boat with drugs get 7 that is sad
  • bigone (16/04/2014, 22:12) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    "Bvi sad"......I agree with you! 7 years for possession and importation of marijuana and intent to supply, but a man who sexing a minor and taking pics gets 5. This court system here is broken! The first conviction of child porn and its a light sentence, tap on the wrist, send the pedophiles worldwide an invite!!..... Let me find out some perv messing with my daughter or nieces, I'm going to set fire to him and burn him & the whole ....... justice system! And I hate violence but there comes a time when its not just necessary, but the only option!
  • Precious (17/04/2014, 16:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    unbelievable!!


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