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One of three men held with over 2000lbs of ganja in Hanover pleads guilty

Published:Wednesday | June 13, 2018 | 3:31 PM

One of the three men held in July 2017 with over 2000 pounds of compressed ganja in Green Island, Hanover pleaded guilty yesterday in the Hanover Parish Court.

Ronald Dell, who is charged with possession, dealing in, taking steps to export and trafficking ganja, is to be sentenced in August.

Meanwhile, the trial of his co-accused, police Sergeant Christopher McDaniel and Tyee Kameka, who are facing the same charges, began in court yesterday with parish judge Sharon Barnes presiding.

The trial is to continue in August.

McDaniel is being represented by H. Charles Johnson and Kameka is being represented by Sheldon Campbell.

The Crown's evidence, led by Clerk of Court Gary Reid, is that on July 14, 2017 a truck driven by McDaniel was intercepted by the police and searched.

The police reportedly recovered from inside the truck 48 knitted bags with a total of 2445 pounds ganja.

The three men were arrested and subsequently charged.

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