Robinson who was found to be in possession of a one-half of a gram of marijuana, and 18 ecstasy pills, the narcotics were found in his luggage after customs agents conducted a search at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau according to Supt. Stephen Dean of the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
The minimum sentence for the charges carries a 4-year prison sentence term. Robinson told the magistrate that he did not know that marijuana was illegal in the Bahamas. The magistrate imposed a $1,000 fined, or six months imprisonment. Robinson has chosen to pay the fine, and was asked to leave the country immediately.
According to media reports, Robinson visits the Bahamas for a comedy show, held at the Atlantis hotel.
The latest plea-bargain, is not the first drug charge for Robinson, who in 2008 was arrested for possession of MDMA, also referred to as ‘Ecstasy’ and ‘Molly’, and methamphetamine. Those charges were dismissed after the actor successfully completed a drug diversion program.
Robinson is best known for his role as Darryl Philbin on NBC’s The Office, and co-starring alongside of John Cusack as the character Nick, in the 2010 comedy Hot Tub Time Machine. His other movie credits include Pineapple Express, and Zach and Miri Make a Porno.
News reports state that, a publicist for Robinson, declined to comment. As did Blair Berk, Robinson’s previous lawyer who represented the actor after his previous drug arrests.