A St James man was granted $75,000 bail today in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court.
Eric Astor Omar Gibson, of No. 308 11th Avenue, West Terrace Gardens had been on remanded since last month after he was unable to present the court with a suitable surety.
The 49-year-old is accused of doing acts preparatory to trafficking cannabis as well as trafficking in the illegal drugs between February 5 and 7.
Gibson, who was represented by Queen’s Counsel Michael Lashley and attorney-at-law Kadeisha Wickham, had pleaded not guilty to both charges since his first appearance before Magistrate Douglas Frederick.
The illegal substance weighed 37.3 kilogrammes and had a $149, 200 estimated street value.
Gibson will make his next appearance in the No. 1 District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on August 12, 2019.