Shopkeeper Arraigned for Drug Trafficking

Updated: May 26, 2015

Thirty-one year old Jermaine Rodriguez, a shopkeeper of La Croix Boulevard, was charged with two counts of drug trafficking when he appeared today before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser. Rodriguez pled not guilty to the charges. He was offered a bail of five thousand dollars and his case was adjourned until July 21. On May 21 the police went to Rodriguez residence and when they searched it they found two parcels containing cannabis in a clothes barrel. One parcel had 74 grams while the other had 397 grams.