“God Is Standing By” and “Money in My Pocket” singer George Nooks who is currently out on 300k bail is now requesting that the police return his Mercedes-Benz GL 450 SUV that was taken when he was arrested last week Thursday.
According to Nooks’ lawyer Donahue Martin, “My client has denied any wrongdoing…We are in the process of making an application for the return for his motor vehicle that is still in the possession of the police.” Martin told the Jamaica Observer.
News broke days ago that the reggae gospel singer was re-arrested on cocaine and perverting the course of justice related charges which are all related to his original charge back in 2017.
In 2019 George was found not guilty and the charges dismissed, “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.
Nooks in an onstage interview from 2019 stated that he was always confident of beating the Cocaine case that was before him. Nooks explain that the police brought several cases against him that did not add up.
“it is like a burden jus lif off a mi head yo know… to God be the glory.. those prayers and well-wishers” Nooks in his interview states that the prayers did work.
Were you confident that you would beat this case? asked Winford Williams, “yes i definitely was… from the start of it we all know that…” George explains that he was confident from the get-go because the Police’s stories did not make sense.
Nooks admitted that the Cocaine charge affected his career a little, “at first i was shocked… ” He went on to explain that a lot of his fans were worried and skeptical about what’s going on.
Back in 2017, According to the police, they were conducting an operation in the corporate area when they saw and approached Nooks who then throw away a capsule that allegedly contained a substance.
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.