Teen remanded on cannabis trafficking charge
Errol Latchoo
Errol Latchoo

A 19-year-old man, who was recently nabbed with cannabis in his haversack, was, on Tuesday, remanded to prison for allegedly trafficking narcotics.

Errol Latchoo of Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara, appeared before Magistrate Zamilla Ali-Seepaul at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court and denied the charge.

Particulars of the charge alleged that Latchoo on September 23, 2022, at Young and Restless Street, De Kendren, WCD, had 118 grams of cannabis in his possession for the purpose of trafficking.

He was remanded to prison until November 29, 2022.

According to a release from the Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU), Latchoo was arrested during a narcotics operation at De Kendren.

He was intercepted while carrying a haversack. A subsequent search of the said haversack revealed several transparent Ziplock bags containing cannabis.


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