Teen remanded for ganja trafficking

first_imgA teen, who was caught with a quantity of cannabis, was remanded to prison when he appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts charged with narcotics possession.Seventeen-year-old Randy Smith of Laing Avenue, Georgetown, stood before Magistrate Faith Magistrate Faith McGusty and denied the charge. It is alleged that on June 30 at D’Urban Street, Georgetown, he had 266 grams of cannabis in his possession for the purpose of trafficking.“I was in my bed when my brother call me and tell me go to his girlfriend and collect a bag,” the teen told the Court on Wednesday. He noted that when he uplifted the bag from the brother’s girlfriend, there was a tire inside and while on his way home, the Police stopped him and conducted a search and the cannabis was found in the bag.Police Prosecutor Ceon Blackman objected to bail on the grounds that the cannabis was found in his possession and the penalty it attracted. He further stated that the teen was seen riding a bicycle and acting in a suspicious manner when he was stopped by Police ranks that were on patrol in the area. It was during the search that the quantity of cannabis was found in a plastic bag. Smith is scheduled to make his next Court appearance on July 24.last_img read more

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