Monday, December 18, 2017

Sixth form footballer confesses to drug dealing


A sixth form pupil  confessed when he appeared before Chaguanas court on Tuesday charged with the possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

The teenager was found on Monday with 44 packets of the illegal drug which weighed 52.5 grammes. He was charged with having the narcotic for the purpose of trafficking as he was found with the substance at the school.

Defence attorney Shiva Boodoo told the court that his client was pursuing four subjects and was a footballer. He said the teen who was in upper six, had never before appeared before any court.

Senior magistrate Jo-Anne Connor placed the pupil on $10,000 bail and ordered a probation officer's report be done before he is sentenced. Sentencing is expected to be done on December19.