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Prison officer caught smuggling weed into prison Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 April 2014 00:00

Prison officer, 27-year-old, Ryan Rowland,  appeared in Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday April 22 where he was charged with a single count of possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply another person or persons for drug trafficking.

Allegations are that on April 17, 2014, the prison officer was busted whilst trying to smuggle 55 grams of weed into the Kolbe Foundation.

In court Rowland appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith where he pleaded not guilty to the charge. There was no objection to bail which was offered to him in the sum of $1,000 plus one surety of the same. His next court date is set for June 26, 2014.

His bail was offered with conditions that he report to the Hattieville Police Station and that he not to go anywhere near the Kolbe Foundation. Rowland who however told her that that won’t be possible since he is still working for the Kolbe Foundation as a Prison Officer.

According to prison officials, last week Thursday, Rowland reported to duties as per usual and they conducted a routine check on him. During the search he was found with a plastic bag containing the weed between his buttocks