During the exercise, the officers uprooted 6,209 marijuana plants and confiscated approximately 21 lbs of dry cannabis.
James Bernard, a 47 year old resident of Aux Lyon, Dennery was arrested and charged for the offences of possession and cultivation of a controlled drug.
Bernard appeared before the Second District Court in Vieux Fort today where he pleaded guilty to the charges.
Bernard was fined $3000 on the charge of possession of a controlled drug and $4000 on the charge of cultivation. He was ordered to pay the fine in six months or in default, six months imprisonment.