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December 31, 2012
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Man on drug rap faces court

A man accused of dealing in cocaine was hauled before the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday to answer to drug charges.

Charged with possession of, dealing in, exporting and conspiracy to export cocaine is Cornel Williams.

He pleaded not guilty to the conspiracy charge but entered a guilty plea to the remaining three charges.

The court was told that Williams was held with 35 cylindrical parcels, each weighing 0.6 pounds.

When cautioned by the police Williams allegedly said, "Mi have it fi mek money mi nuh really business who want buy it."

Resident Magistrate Georgianna Frazer ordered that Williams be fingerprinted by the police.

He was remanded and is to return to court on January 16 for sentencing.

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