Thursday 2 April, 2020

Attorney and her parents charged in relation to 19-gun loss in MoBay

An attorney-at-law and clerk of court, Tara Morgan, has found herself on the wrong side of the law, having been charged with 19 counts of negligent loss of firearms and one count of negligent loss of ammunition by the St James police on Monday.

The attorney's parents, 69-year-old Pauline Smith and 68-year-old Courtney Morgan of Providence, St James addresses have been slapped with the charge of operating a security company without a valid licence for that purpose.

The charges stem from the stealing of 19 firearms and about 150 assorted rounds of ammunition from a security firm that was being operated in Ironshore, St James by unknown persons.

When the accused persons appeared in the St James Parish Court on Monday, the parents were granted bail in the sum of $200,000 each, with surety, while the attorney was granted bail in the sum of $400,000, also with surety.

As a condition of their bail, they were each ordered to surrender their travel documents and report to the police once per week.

The accused are all booked to re-appear in court on December 19. The police are yet to recover the stolen weapons.

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