Derick Patterson, who is the brother I Minister of Public Infrastructure in Guyana was arrested with cocaine in Grenada.
The News Day reported that the 47-year-old Guyanese National, has been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison at Richmond Hill when he appeared in court Monday to face a charge of possession of Cocaine.
The accused who is an Evaluation Supervisor by profession, appeared before Chief Magistrate Tamara Gill at the St. George’s No.1 Magistrate’s Court represented by Guyanese Attorney-at-Law, Darshan Ramdhanny.
THE NEW TODAY understands that officers attached to the Drug Squad of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) intercepted a vehicle travelling in the vicinity of Springs on May 2 in which Patterson was the driver.
The vehicle was searched and the drugs were found inside of a plastic bag.
Patterson is due to reappear in court on May 15.