Men deny having drugs intended for supply
A pair of men charged with possessing more than $22,000 worth of cocaine intended for supply have been granted bail.
Alexander Wilks, 35, and Peter Lewis, 29, pleaded not guilty in Magistrates’ Court this morning to having 125.9 grams of the drug in Southampton on February 3 last year.
Prosecutor Larissa Burgess told the court that the drugs would have been worth $22,625.
Mr Lewis, of Warwick, also denied possessing cannabis and cannabis resin, MDMA, LSD, cocaine and heroin with intent to supply in Pembroke between a date unknown and February 4 last year. He furthermore pleaded not guilty to possessing digital scales that were found to contain traces of cocaine, according to Ms Burgess.
Mr Wilks, of Pembroke, also denied possessing cocaine and cannabis that were intended for supply in Pembroke on February 3 last year.
Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo granted each defendant $50,000 bail with a like surety on the condition that they surrender their travel documents and report to police twice a week.
A trial date was set for April 22.
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