19-year-old fined $20,000 for possession of a firearm and ammo

19-year-old fined $20,000 for possession of a firearm and ammo

A 19-year-old man of Bois Bande Village, Sangre Grande, was fined a total of $20,000 when he appeared before a Sangre

Grande Magistrate today Tuesday 9th March, 2021, charged with being in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

KYLE WILLIAMS pleaded guilty and was fined $10,000 on each charge.

WILLIAMS was arrested during an exercise conducted in the Eastern Division on Monday 8th March, 2021.

The exercise was carried out in Sangre Grande between 4:30 am and 7:30 am relative to a report of robbery with violence which occurred on Friday 5th March, 2021 at Manrick Street, Sangre Grande

During the exercise, a search warrant for firearms and ammunition was executed at the home of the accused in his presence and one Colt 380 pistol with five rounds of 380 ammunition was found on the premises and seized.

He was arrested and charged by PC Diaz.

The exercise was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Ryan Khan along with Insp. Calendar supervised by Cpls De La Rosa,Osuna and included officers of Sangre Grande Criminal Investigations
Department and Eastern Division Task Force.