Two granted bail on drug charges

A man and a woman were each granted $3,000 bail after they appeared in the No. 1 District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on drug charges.

Susan Andraline Cozier, 39, of Water Hall Land, St Michael and William Livingston Mitchell, 66, of the same address, are jointly accused of possession, possession with intent to supply and trafficking of cocaine.

They denied the charges.

With no objections from the police prosecutor, the two who were represented by Shadia Simpson were granted their freedom after securing sureties.

In another case, David Alexander Maynard, 43, of Gunsite Road, Brittons Hill, St Michael was granted his freedom after spending sometime on remand.

Maynard, who was represented by Queen’s Counsel Andrew Pilgrim, is charged with the March 7, 2015 offence of possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and cultivation of cannabis.

He was granted bail by Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the sum on $150,000, which he secured with one surety.

Under the conditions of his release, Maynard cannot leave the country without the permission on the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court; and he must report to the Hastings Police Station every Wednesday before 10 a.m.

Maynard returns to court on February 27, 2017.

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