September 22, 2020

Gun and ammunition recovered. Update. One man charged


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Further to the story  of the three men  who were arrested and and detained in police custody in connection with the recovery of a firearm and ammunition in the George Town area.

A 37-year-old man has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ganja and is due in court in connection with the above incident.

Shortly after 1.30 am today, Friday 6 July 2012, officers had cause to stop a vehicle in North Sound Road, near to Welly’s Cool. Spot.

As the vehicle  stopped a man alighted from the car and ran off. He was chased on foot by police who subsequently recovered a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.

All three male occupants of the car were arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. In addition, one of the men was also arrested on suspicion of being in possession of ganja.

These other two men have been released on police bail while enquiries continue.

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