Taxi driver, businessman remanded for cocaine trafficking

A taxi driver and a businessman, who were allegedly nabbed with a quantity of cocaine, have been remanded to prison on a trafficking of narcotics charge.
Cordell Moore, a taxi driver of Lot 974 Glasgow Housing Scheme, New Amsterdam, Berbice, along with Ulric Jordon, 50, a businessman of Camp Street, Georgetown, appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts to answer to the charge of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.
The duo appeared before Senior Magistrate Leron Daly. It is alleged that on February 10 between Waterloo and Commerce Streets, Georgetown, Moore was intercepted with 504 grams of cocaine. Jordon allegedly had in his possession a bag containing a digital scale with traces of cocaine at his Camp Street, Georgetown home.
Jordon was represented by Attorney-at-Law Adrian Thompson while Moore was represented by Attorney-at-Law Patrice Henry. Both men were remanded and the case will continue on March 5. On Wednesday, the duo was arrested by ranks of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU).
Moore, 47, was intercepted at the Berbice Car Park in Georgetown where his car was searched and the suspected cocaine was found hidden in a panel of the trunk. Moore was the sole occupant of the vehicle at the time of the interception.
Meanwhile, Jordan was intercepted in front of his home with a bag containing a digital tabletop scale with traces of suspected cocaine on the instrument. Both suspects were arrested with a quantity of cash in their possession. (G15)