Repeat offender charged for narcotics possession

first_imgA man who on his last appearance before the courts was charged for fighting over a woman found himself before the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts again, this time charged with being in possession of cannabis.Shawn Sam, 33, of Lot 74 Middle Road, La Penitence, denied the charge read to him by Magistrate Leron Daly.The prosecution is contending that on January 25 at Stabroek Market, Georgetown, he was found to be in possession of 21 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.Police Prosecutor Richard Harris objected to bail.However, Sam told Magistrate Daly that he was at the Market waiting for his children when he was arrested by Police and later told that he had cannabis in his possession. He further explained that no narcotic was found on his person.As such, he was granted bail in the sum of $60,000. The case will continue on March 2, 2018.last_img read more