‘School Boy Ritchie’ to Face US Trial August 4

A controversial former Jamaican policeman, Errol Richards, is to face trial on drugs charges on August 4 in the United States.

Richards is more popularly known in Jamaica as School Boy Richie.

It’s understood that Richards will be testifying at his trial.

Richards was once a feared policeman who operated in the tough Downtown Kingston area.

He was dismissed from the Constabulary Force a few years ago after being convicted of fraud.

He’s now facing the US District Court in the Southern District of New York on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy for narcotics importation and exportation.

His co-defendant, is a man known as Ronald Mohammed Noeranie

US Prosecutors say Schoolboy Richie, Mohammed and others conspired to violate the narcotics laws of the United States.

It is further alleged that in 2013, Richards and another man identified only as Badloe attended a meeting in Bogota, Colombia, where he and others discussed the transportation of hundreds of kilograms of cocaine from Venezuela to the US.

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