Monday 13 July, 2020

29-year-old labourer arrested after illegal gun found in car

A 29-year-old labourer from St James has found himself in trouble with the law after a team of police carried out a search of a vehicle and found an illegal firearm.

The man identified as Sheldon Black of Bogue Hill, St James, has since been charged with illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition on Wednesday, May 27.

Reports are that about 12.28 a.m., on Sunday, May 24, lawmen were on patrol in the Friendship district section of the parish when they spotted a car parked on the roadway.

The vehicle was searched in the presence of the owner and one .45mm Browning pistol, one magazine and two cartridges were found in the car, police reported.

Police said a court date is being finalised for Black.

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