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Aug 28, 2015

City Youth Charged for Drug Trafficking

Raheem Marsden

Today, twenty-three year old Raheem Marsden, a resident of Belize City who was busted in possession of nine small parcels of marijuana, was arraigned at the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for the offense of drug trafficking. Marsden appeared unrepresented, but there was no objection to bail by the court prosecutor. Marsden was granted bail by Magistrate Ladonna John in the sum of six thousand dollars plus one surety which requires land document. By noon, he was able to meet bail and is due back in Court in October 2015. If convicted on the charge of drug trafficking, Marsden faces a possible prison term of three years and could also be fined ten thousand dollars.

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