Tourist fined for weed possession

Honduran national and American resident, 42 year old Mario Silva Brown, was fined $250 for possession of 0.9 grams of cannabis in the court of Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer. Mario Brown, a bathroom and kitchen designer residing in the U.S. state of Minnesota, paid immediately on order of the court.

On Monday, January 5, police conducted a stop-and-search operation in the Boca del Rio area of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, where Mr Brown was on vacation. Mario Brown was searched and the cannabis recovered from his grey knapsack.

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