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Two charged for illegal firearm and 105 rounds of ammunition
May 25, 2017

In Police news- Two (2) of the persons taken into custody, in relation to the discovery of ninety eight (98) rounds of ammunition and an illegal firearm with seven (7) rounds on Friday May 19th, have been arrested, formally charged and cautioned.

Arrested and charged are Jonell Merritt of Carifesta Village, St. Kitts and Lebron Walters of Frigate Bay.

Merritt was arrested and charged for the offences of Possession of Firearm and Possession of Ammunition, after he was found with ninety eight (98) rounds of ammunition, during the execution of a search warrant on his residence, at Carifesta Village.


Walters was arrested and charged for the offences of Possession of Firearm and Possession of Ammunition, after the discovery and seizure of an illegal firearm (a Taurus 9 millimetre pistol) and seven (7) rounds of ammunition.

Bail was granted in the amount of $20,000 for his appearance in court on June 12th 2017. Bail was granted with the conditions, namely: to surrender all travel documents and to report to the Basseterre Police Station every Friday between 6am-6pm. This seizure brought the total number of firearms seized so for the year, to 22.

 


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