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Police discover firearm during body search

Around 11:55 a.m. on Monday this week, the Special Patrol Group attached to the Central Police Station conducted an operation on Brazil Street, Castries.

During the operation, the officers had reasonable cause to search a male individual suspected to be in possession of a knife.

The search of the male individual later identified as Christian “Chris” Wells of Ti Rocher, Castries revealed a .25 semi-automatic pistol with one round of ammunition and one switch blade.

Wells was arrested and formally charged for the offence of possession of illegal firearm and possession of ammunition.

He is scheduled to make an appearance at the First District Court on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.


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