East La Penitence man jailed over ganja found in crotch

East La Penitence resident Orlando James will be spending the next three years in jail after being convicted of possession of marijuana, which police found hidden in the crotch of his pants.

James, 24, of East La Penitence Housing Scheme, had maintained his innocence but was found guilty by Magistrate Fabayo Azore at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts yesterday. He had been on trial for allegedly having 25 ½ grammes of cannabis on his person on February 6 at Freeman Street, East La Penitence.

It was the police’s case that James, at 2:30 am, was riding a pedal cycle along  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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