Tobago truck driver in court for marijuana

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    A 29-year-old truck driver of Bon Accord, Tobago has been granted $100,000 bail after appearing in court charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

    Nicholas Roberts, was held during an anti-crime exercise at the Scarborough Port Compound last night.

    Around 7:40pm, officers searched a 10-ton truck driven by the accused, and found 14 plastic wrapped packages of marijuana in a blue knapsack and a blue suitcase.

    The narcotic weighed approximately 12.3 kilograms.

    According to the TTPS, Robert’s bail has to be approved by the Registrar of the Supreme Court, with a cash alternative of $30,000.

    The court matter was adjourned to February 1st.