[www.inewsguyana.com] – A Construction worker of Kara Kara, McKenzie Linden, was today remanded to prison by Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry following the recent Grove drug bust.
Forty – five – year – old Dexter Daniels pleaded not guilty to the charge, which alleged that said on Monday, July 7 at Lot 922, Golden Grove, East Bank Demerara, he had in his possession 4.222 Kilogrammes of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
He was also charged with another offence, which alleged that he also had in his possession 1213 Kg of marijuana for the trafficking. The Customs Anti Narcotics Unit (CANU) alleged that acting on information; they went to the Golden Grove address, where a canter was parked on a bridge. It was locked and CANU agents opened it with force.
Acting on additional information, the ranks carried out a further search on the house where other illegal substances, suspected to be cocaine was found.
Investigations continued and on July 9, Daniels was brought to CANU in the company of Attorneys-at-law, James Bond and Roger Yearwood. Under caution, the defendant claimed ownership and gave a statement.
His Attorneys were not present in Court to make a bail application for him and the case was transferred to Providence Magistrate’s Court for July 14 for report and fixtures.