A Pembroke man was yesterday ordered to spend much of the next year in prison after having previously pleaded guilty to a string of drug offences and money laundering.
Maxwell Smith handed down the term of incarceration by Magistrate Tyron Chin as a consequence of his admission to cultivating cannabis, as well as being in possession of cannabis, cannabis resin, THC and a quantity of cocaine.

The court heard that the drugs found at Smith’s Pembroke residence carried a street value of more than $60,000.
Smith also conceded to having laundered close to $40,000.

During yesterday’s sentencing hearing prosecutor Nicole Smith relayed to the court how the money and drugs were initially discovered and seized by authorities during a search of Smith’s home last March.

Additionally, the Magistrate ordered that the cash be forfeited and for Smith to serve a period of 12-months probation upon completion of his term of incarceration.

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