Chemist, Spanish in court for drug possession

Two Beetham residents, Kenneth 'Spanish' Rodriguez and Ancel 'Chemist' Villafana have appeared in court on drug-related charges.

The two men were among many held by police in recently operations in Port-of-Spain communities and were both charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

They appeared before MagistrateCheryl Ann Blake in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates' Court today.

Spanish pleaded guilty and was fined $2,000 while Chemist pleaded not guilty and was granted bail in the sum of $25,000.

He will reappear in court on March 18.

- with reporting by Derek Achong.

Photo: Kenneth 'Spanish' Rodriguez

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