Haitian man charged after cocaine found

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April 08, 2010

A Haitian man, who was arrested Saturday after police discovered five kilos of cocaine during a bag search at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, was arraigned in a Magistrate's Court yesterday.

Jean Pierre Deiudonne, also known as Ronald Jean Pierre, 52, of Midshipman Road, Freeport, Grand Bahama was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez in Court 8, Bank Lane yesterday. It is alleged that on April 3, while at New Providence he was found in possession of a quantity of cocaine with intent to supply to another. It is also alleged that on the same day he attempted to import a quantity of cocaine into the country.

Deiudonne, who was represented by attorney Ian Cargill, pleaded not guilty to the charges. He was remanded to Her Majesty's Prison and is expected back in court on Friday for a bail hearing

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News date : 04/08/2010    Category : Tribune Stories

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