Apr 25, 2017 News
Odetta Bobb-Semple, ditched a bag containing cocaine and made good her escape, leaving her two sickly children to be arrested and taken into police custody.
Timeka Bobb-Semple, 21, and her brother, Dellon Bobb-Semple, 23, both of Lot 68 Cross Street, Georgetown were yesterday remanded to prison by City Magistrate Judy Latchman in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts after pleading not guilty to a possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking charge.
It is alleged that on April 21, last, they had 171 grammes of cocaine in their possession for the purpose of trafficking.
The court heard that on the day in question the police conducted a raid at the address mentioned in the charge and conducted a search during which they found the narcotics under a floor board.
The prosecutor told the court that upon seeing the police Odetta Bobb-Semple, the mother of the defendants, made good her escape.
Attorney Adrian Thompson who represented the defendants told the court that his clients’ mother was spotted by police dropping the narcotics. He further said that the charges being instituted against his client came as a surprise since he thought they were being taken to the station to give a statement.
Further, the lawyer disclosed that Timeka suffers multiple episodes of seizure daily while her brother is still recovering from an open heart surgery he underwent in February.
Magistrate Judy Latchman remanded them to prison until May 8.
Jun 23, 2021Kaieteur News – The Guyana Badminton Association Team of President Gokarn Ramdhani, Vice President Ayanna Watson and Secretary Emelia Ramdhani along with National and International Champions...
Kaieteur News – I met Leyland DeCambra at the beginning of the 70s. It was a friendship that has lasted ever since.... more
By Sir Ronald Sanders More commonality was shown by CARICOM countries in a vote on Tuesday June 15 at the Organisation of... more
Freedom of speech is our core value at Kaieteur News. If the letter/e-mail you sent was not published, and you believe that its contents were not libellous, let us know, please contact us by phone or email.
Feel free to send us your comments and/or criticisms.
Contact: 624-6456; 225-8452; 225-8458; 225-8463; 225-8465; 225-8473 or 225-8491.
Or by Email: [email protected] / [email protected]