North American caught with 130 marijuana plants faces trial

October 20, 2011

The judicial court of San Carlos on Wednesday sentenced a North American resident to three months of preventive prison for possession of 130 marijuana plants. The man, whose last name is Wood, was arrested in his home in San Humberto de Los Chiles in the Alajuela province.

According to a press statement from the San Carlos judicial court, Wood was found in possession of a 2-kilogram bag of marijuana, which was thought to be prepared for potential distribution. Wood was reported to the National Police by his neighbors.

You may be interested

Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets
Central America
364 views
Central America
364 views

Honduran opposition protesters take to the streets

Noe Leiva / AFP - December 15, 2017

Supporters of the leftist opposition in Honduras blocked streets in various cities around that country on Friday, despite political repression,…

Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada
Please Send Coffee!
1467 views
Please Send Coffee!
1467 views

Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada

Gustavo Díaz Cruz - December 14, 2017

My mom named me Gustavo Adolfo. I was born in Puntarenas, next to the sea, but my home was in…

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico
Weather
1289 views
Weather
1289 views

Response to disaster: aid successes, struggles in post-Maria Puerto Rico

John McPhaul - December 13, 2017

As Costa Rica joins many other nations in looking back upon the horrendous 2017 hurricane season, longtime Tico Times contributor…