Friday 23 August, 2019

58-year old Westmoreland farmer slapped with gun, ammo charges

A man has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition following an operation in Bath district, Strathbogie in Westmoreland on Thursday, April 18.

The accused is 58-year-old Devon Black, otherwise called ‘Blackie’, a farmer of Bath district.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar police are that between the hours of 5:00 a.m., and 7:20 a.m., premises was searched and a 9mm Luger pistol with a magazine containing eight 9mm cartridges was found in an unfinished concrete house where Black resides.

An undetermined quantity of vegetable matter resembling ganja was also reportedly found.

Black was subsequently taken into custody in connection with the seizures.

A court date has not yet been ascertained.

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