3 years jail for Water Vendor found with marijuana

Tristan Frank. [iNews' Photo]

Tristan Frank. [iNews' Photo]
Triston Frank. [iNews’ Photo]
[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – eight – year old Triston Frank of Georgetown was sentenced to three years imprisonment for the illegal possession of narcotics, for the purpose of trafficking.

He appeared before Magistrate Judy Latchman on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court, where he pleaded guilty to the offense.

The facts of the case state that, Frank, who is a water vendor, on November 16, 2015 at North Sophia, Georgetown had in his possession 18 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

In addition to the sentence, he was also fined $30,000.



  1. If he is selling water, he must be poor and helpless to commit a crime. But they say if you help yourself, you shall be helped.


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