September 27, 2016

Mother of 2 remanded

A 40-year-old mother of two, who resides at Lot 436 Cowis Street, East La Penitence, Georgetown, appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan to answer to charges of illegal possession of a firearm and possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.

It is alleged that on Friday, September 16, 2016, at Lot 4 Cowis Street, Alexis Phillips had in her possession 51.350 kilograms of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

Alexis Phillips

Alexis Phillips

It is further alleged that on the same day, Phillips had in her possession a .38 revolver and two matching rounds of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm licence.

Phillips pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Attorney Mark Waldron, who represented the defendant, made an application for disclosure of statements.

The defendant was placed on remand. She will return to court on October 4, 2016 for report.