Tearful cruise passenger is fined for drugs
A cruise ship passenger broke down in tears yesterday as he was charged with cannabis possession.
American Jonathan Cruz was a passenger on board the Norwegian Star.
The 26-year-old was arrested at Heritage Wharf in Dockyard on Wednesday evening on his return to the ship.
Customs officers and a canine unit discovered 12 grams of marijuana in his cabin during a random search.
Mr Cruz tearfully apologised in court and said: Im sorry. I know I was not supposed to do it but my mom has stage four cancer and my dad just got an injury to his eye.
Senior Magistrate Archibald Warner fined him $800 for the offence.
Luna Rossa threaten to quit America’s Cup
Immigration legislation passes in the Senate
Lighthouse restaurant ready to reopen
‘We’ve missed marine reserve opportunity’
Carnival flavour for Bermuda Heroes Weekend
East Broadway open again after crash
Bermuda get off to a flyer
Offenders and victims come face to face
Bean soaks up Bermuda victory
Take Our Poll