A TEACHER and two university students have appeared before an Arima magistrate charged with possession of marijuana contained in brownies and cookies.

The secondary school teacher and two students of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) in St Augustine were held on Saturday night in Arima with quantities of marijuana cookies and marijuana brownies.

The accused are Joshua Rojas, Lydia Gayadeen and Kerrie-Ann Gayadeen.

They appeared before Magistrate Cheron Raphael in the Arima Magistrate’s First Court yesterday.

Kerrie-Ann Gayadeen, the court was told, is employed as a teacher.

Rojas pleaded guilty to the offences of possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana