[www.inewsguyana.com] – Twenty – year – old labourer, Devon Netherman was sentenced to 36 months imprisonment for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.
Netherman of Middle Street, Albouystown, Georgetown was also fined $300,000 after pleading guilty to charge before Magistrate Ann McLennan.
The Court heard that on August 9 at Bent Street, Georgetown, he had in his possession 25- grammes of marijuana.
Police Prosecutor, Dinero Jones said that on the day in question around 22:00 hrs, the Police were on patrol duty at Camp Street, when they saw the defendant ran into a yard. Ranks followed him and enquired what he was doing there.
Subsequently, he led them to the area where he left a bag and a search revealed the illegal substance.