Sentencing Delayed For Driver Held With $1.5M Cocaine

Sherine Williams, Journalist | December 12, 2017 12:47 pm MST
Deron Walters at court on December 12. 2017.
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The case involving Deron Walters, who was charged in connection with a cocaine bust in March this year, has been adjourned until January 15, 2018.

When the case was mentioned in court today, December 12, the attorney representing the accused, Corinne George said she needed time to discuss certain matters with Walters.

Magistrate Ayanna Dabreo granted permission and ordered the matter be mentioned on January 15.

Walters, who was of a Fat Hogs Bay address, was held in connection with the cocaine bust in Baughers Bay on Thursday, March 16.

Officers confiscated 14 blocks of cocaine from the vehicle, with a street value of $1.5 million.

He was charged with unlawful possession of cocaine, unlawful possession of cocaine with intent to supply, unlawful possession of marijuana, and resisting arrest, after a search of his vehicle uncovered a quality of cocaine.

Walters will remain imprisoned until his case is heard next year, as he is currently serving a 22-month sentence for a separate charge of possession with intent to supply 706 grams of cannabis.
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