Pubdate: Tue, 01 Jun 2004
Source: Ogdensburg Journal/Advance News (NY)
Copyright: 2004 Johnson Newspaper Corp.
Author: Associated Press
Bookmark: (Cocaine)


GEORGETOWN, Guyana - A man accused of hiding cocaine in a shipment of
frozen fish bound for New York City pleaded not guilty Monday.

Osafa Augustus Anderson, 29, also known as Augustus Humphrey, entered
the plea to charges that he tried to export 108 pounds of cocaine
hidden in a shipment of red snapper to Brooklyn earlier this month.
Police said they found the cocaine hidden among the fish just before
it was loaded onto a Universal Airline flight bound for the United

Anderson, arrested last week, was being held without bail.

In September, he was deported from the United States after serving
more than five years in prison for drug related offences.
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