Police have reported that on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, a joint police operation was conducted in Over the Bridge, Dennery, which resulted in the recovery of a .380 Ruger Pistol and seven rounds of ammunition.
A Warrant to Search for Property was executed on a residence, where the discovery was made.
As a result, two individuals, Medley Prospere alias Stew pork and a female below the age of 18 years, were arrested on the premises. Both were charged for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition and escorted to the First District Court.
On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Prospere answered guilty to the charges and was fined $8000.00 for Possession of Firearm and $5000.00 for Possession of Ammunition.
The matter relating to the female was referred to the Department of Probation Services for further intervention.
A second police operation was conducted in Pomme, Augier, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, where a search was executed upon the premises of a thirty-seven-year-old resident. A 9mm Taurus pistol was recovered with eleven rounds of ammunition contained in its magazine. The male was arrested and remains in police custody pending charges.
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