Lindener freed on narco-trafficking charge

first_imgThirty-five-year-old Lindener, Quacy Giddings, was found not guilty of possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking, when he made his final appearance before Magistrate Clive Nurse at the Linden Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.Quacy GiddingsGiddings was accused of having in his possession 49 grams of cannabis sativa for the purpose of trafficking on November 3, 2017, at the Mackenzie Market in Linden. The prosecution’s case had contended that Police on foot patrol at the Mackenzie Market had observed Giddings acting in a suspicious manner and conducted a search of his person.Ranks had allegedly unearthed a pink and white plastic bag containing leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis, nine small ziploc bags also containing leaves, seeds and stems and a quantity of empty small ziploc bags.However, in making his ruling in the matter on Tuesday, Magistrate Nurse after perusing the evidence which was presented to the court, ruled that the prosecution failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant was indeed guilty of the offence. He cited several inconsistencies and discrepancies regarding the handling of the evidence as well as contradicting testimonies by Police witnesses. He said the witnesses contradicted each other.He noted that as a result of the discrepancies, the court could not rely on the evidence presented and was doubtful regarding the handling and investigation of the matter. Giddings, who was represented by Attorney Yondessa Welcome, walked out of court a free man after thanking the Magistrate.last_img read more

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DDTV: TAKING TO THE SKIES IS ‘PLANE’ EASY FOR BLIND DONEGAL WOMAN

first_imgWatch this incredible video above, which shows Donegal girl Jennifer Doherty fly a plane, even though she’s blind!Jennifer shows that just because you’re disabled doesn’t mean you can’t fulfil your dreams. The video is truly inspirational, and in the video clip Jennifer explains why she partook in the daunting challenge of flying a plane.In the video, Jennifer who works in the Donegal Centre for Independent Living, says, “I wants the people of Donegal to help support our organisation, who strive every day to promote inclusion, choice and control amongst disabled people and our community.“But like many disability groups we need to raise funds, but we strongly believe in doing it in a way that promotes a positive image of disabled people, we want to create a positive perception not a charitable one.Former Finn Harps legend Shane Bradley also makes an appearance in the video and he’s on hand to support Jennifer as she undertook her challenge. To watch simply click play on the video above, and enjoy.This will really brighten up your day! 🙂 DDTV: TAKING TO THE SKIES IS ‘PLANE’ EASY FOR BLIND DONEGAL WOMAN was last modified: October 15th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BlinddonegalFeaturesJennifer Dohertynewsplanewomanlast_img read more

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