Earlier George Nooks Lawyer Mr. Finson said he is very confident that Mr. Nooks will be acquitted as he has a good case, in the end, such was the case, The matter was settled in the St Andrew Parish Court today(Tuesday/may 21) and not guilty was the verdict.
Nooks stated that he rode out the storm and that God is always by his side, “God is standing by. No matter the circumstances” he states.
“The judge said that there were several inconsistencies in the prosecution’s case and, as a consequence, Nooks was found not guilty,” said Queen’s Counsel Tom Tavares-Finson, who was a member of the defense team that also included attorney Donahue Martin.
Initial reports stated that Lawmen were conducting an operation in the community where George lives on May 5, 2017, and they said they saw him acting in a way that caused them to be suspicious. The police confronted Mr. Nooks and he was searched, a bag was found with under two ounces of Cocaine. Mr. Nooks was arrested after that
Possible Lawsuit After Second Arrest
Most recent reports according to the police, Nooks throw away a capsule which allegedly contained a substance while being approached by cops in Liguanea.
The capsule and George Nooks was taken to the police station to be questioned, in a strange twist the police claim that Nooks swallowed the capsule while at the police station, he was subsequently taken to the Kingston Public Hospital and held under police guard, Nooks was later released on Sunday, April 28.
George Nooks’ attorney Tom Tavares-Finson states that he will be taking the matter further through the legal channels. “His vehicle was searched, he has not been charged nor interrogated, I don’t know what all of this is about,” Tavares-Finson explained. “We’re looking to file a lawsuit for false arrest. I never see anything like this yet.”
George Nooks who is now 56 years old has been out on $80,000 bail since 2017.