Taxi driver charged for trafficking 159 lbs ganja

first_imgCANU drug bustA Rosignol, East Coast Berbice (ECB) man, who is out on bail on a possession of 8.1 kilogram (17.8 pounds) of marijuana charge, was on Monday charged and appeared before the court for possession of 72 kg (159 pounds) of cannabis on Sheriff Street, Georgetown.Thirty-year-old Anthony Carmichael, of Lot 2 Bennette Dam, Rosignol, stood before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan and denied the charge put to him.The charge against him states that on April 16, 2018 at Royal Castle, Sheriff Street, Georgetown, he trafficked 72 kg of cannabis.Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford reported to the court that the analysis certificate in the case was still outstanding.She objected to bail on the grounds that Carmichael was currently on $200,000 bail for a similar offence and was expected to return to court for that matter on May 16, 2018.The Chief Magistrate remanded Carmichael to prison. The case will continue on May 18, 2018.last_img

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