US-based chef gets three years over cocaine found in bag handles

- son to face trial

Darren Owen Harris, the United States-based chef who was busted along with his son with cocaine in handles of their luggage at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), will spend the next three years in jail after admitting that he was trying to smuggle the drugs to New York.

However, Harris’s attempts to accept full responsibility for the crime and clear his son of any wrongdoing proved to be in vain as Darren Harris Jnr, 19, of Lot 27 D’Urban Street, Lodge, was subsequently arraigned on a charge of possession of cocaine for trafficking and he was remanded to prison to await trial.

A composed Harris, 41, stood before Chief Magistrate Priya Sewnarine-Beharry at the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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