Ranger slapped with cocaine trafficking charge

first_imgThe cocaine that was allegedly found at the ranger’s homeThirty-two-year-old Shiva Balroop, who was on Wednesday allegedly found with 22 grams of cocaine in his possession, was granted bail by Magistrate Esther Sam when he appeared at the Suddie Magistrate’s Court.The prosecution is contending that on June 26, 2019, at Walton Hall, Essequibo Coast, Balroop had 22 grams of cocaine in his possession for the purpose of trafficking. He denied the charge and after a successful application, he was released on $15,000 bail.It was reported that on the day in question, Police received a tip-off and initiated a sting operation. Balroop, who is attached to the Region Two Administration as a ranger, was arrested after Police swooped down on his home and allegedly found the illegal substance.last_img

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