Chatham man gets 18 months hard labour after police find drugs in his truck

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    A Chatham man has been sentenced to 18 months hard labour for possession of marijuana for trafficking.

    38-year-old Johnny Jerome was arrested along the Southern Central Road in Point Fortin on Monday 2nd December 2019.

    He was driving a white single-cab Mazda pickup when he was stopped and searched by a policeman.

    Behind the driver’s seat there were four brown, rectangular packets containing around $21,000 worth of marijuana.

    Jerome appeared in court on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 where he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 18 months hard labour.