Baker charged for having over $1M worth of ganja remanded

first_imgA Charlestown, Georgetown baker was on Friday remanded to prison by the Chief Magistrate when he was hauled before the court charged for having over $1 million worth of ganja.The charge stated that on September 26, 2018, Collin Denny of Lot 41 Howes Street, Charlestown, was busted by agents of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit at Church Street, Georgetown, with over five pounds of suspected cannabis in his possession.The 38-year-old man denied the charge when it was read to him.According to defence Attorney, George Thomas in a bail application, the marijuana was not found on his client’s person but rather in the possession of a minibus driver, with whom his client was in the company of at the time the bust was made.However, CANU Prosecutor Konyo Sandiford objected to bail, telling the court that the minibus driver was arrested one day after Denny was taken into custody.Further, Sandiford informed the court that the State is in receipt of surveillance footage to show the transaction that was conducted by the accused. Denny will make his next court appearance on October 15.Four months ago, the baker and his wife were cleared of charges which stated that they allegedly trafficked over $25 million worth in ganja in gas cylinders and was freed due to insufficient evidence by the prosecution.last_img read more