Man jailed for large marijuana stash
A recidivist drug dealer was yesterday jailed for three years after he admitted to having 32 and a half pounds of marijuana with intent to supply.
Cruiz Culmer, 28, of Portago Road, is no stranger to prison, as he was recently released after serving a two-year sentence for the same offense.
He pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of dangerous drugs with intent to supply at his arraignment before Acting Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain.
Culmer’s most recent arrest came on April 5 when police executed a search warrant on his home. The drugs were locked up inside Culmer’s bedroom and a container on the outside of the home that were accessed with keys found in his possession.
Culmer told police that a friend had given him the drugs as “a gift”, ASP Clifford Daxon, the prosecutor, said.
Culmer started to cry as his lawyer, Terrel Butler, asked the court to be as lenient as possible.
Butler said that Culmer, a roofer by profession, was sorry for what he did.
Swain imposed a sentence of two years’ imprisonment on the first count and three years’ imprisonment on the second count. The sentences will run concurrently.