national cyclist on drug charge
...among three in court last Friday
JAMAICAN national cyclist Horace Mc Farlane was among three people who appeared in court last Friday charged with possession of marijuana and cocaine.
Mc Farlane, appeared before Magistrate Indra Ramoo-Haynes in the Couva Magistrates' Court. Mc Farlane was jointly charged with Devon Scotland, 26, of California, and Afeisha Khan, 18, of Freeport, for possession of 1.060 grammes of cocaine and 300 grammes of marijuana.
They were charged by Corporal Smith of the Freeport CID. Mc Farlane participated in the Southern Games at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre last year.
The three were arrested during a joint police exercise conducted in Freeport and Chaguanas by the Chaguanas and Freeport CIDs, K-9 division, and Central Task Force, led by Superintendent Johnny Abraham and Inspector Wayne Lawrence.
The three were denied bail, for a trace of their criminal records to be done by the police.
Magistrate Ramoo-Haynes remanded them in police custody to re-appear in court on October 10.