THIRTY-EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Mark McLean, was yesterday arraigned before Magistrate Faith Mc Gusty, charged with possession and cultivation of marijuana.
The particulars of the offence stated that on March 11, 2019, at 681 Toucan Drive,South Ruimveldt,Georgetown, Mc Clean had in his possession 211 grammes of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.
He was also accused of cultivating a ganja plant in the yard where he dwells.McLean however denied the allegations.
McLean was represented by Attorney-at-Law George Thomas, who told the court that the house in which the defendant lives is divided into a number of apartments. On the day in question, the drugs were found in an amplifier in a hallway to which he did not have access.
With reference to the ganja plant being in his yard, the court heard that maybe the plant had grown after McLean was smoking and threw it out the window.
Prosecutor Ceon Blackman made the court aware that the police went to the home of the defendant, where they found the said substance in a speaker.
The prosecution opposed bail and McLean was remanded until his next court appearance on March 27, 2019.