20-Y-0 granted bail for alleged possession of marijuana

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Ronald Roach. [iNews' Photo]
Ronald Roach. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewguyana.com] – A 20-year-old man was granted $20,000 bail by Magistrate Ann McLennan on Thursday, July 30 after pleading not guilty to the illegal possession of marijuana.

Ronald Roach of Lot 23 Middle Street, Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara, is accused of having in his possession 6 grammes of marijuana on July 29 in Georgetown.

The defendant was represented by Attorney-at-law, Adrian Thompson who told the court that on the day in question, police were on a drug raid and searches were conducted on several persons, when the suspected narcotics were found in a bag that belongs to Roach and not in his possession.

Police prosecutor, Dinero Jones objected to bail based on the seriousness of the offence; however bail was granted and the matter was transferred before Magistrate Alex Moore for August 07.

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