Bail for man charged with shooting with intent

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Bail for man charged with shooting with intent

One man was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 with surety by a Master of the High Court, after he was charged with Shooting with Intent and other firearm-related offences.

Malie Ferdinand, of Phase 4, La Horquetta, was also charged with Possession of Firearm, Possession of Firearm to Endanger Life, Possession of Ammunition and Possession of Ammunition to Endanger Life when he appeared before Master Goswami on Monday 22nd April, 2024.

He was granted bail in the sum of $200,000 with surety or a cash alternative of $20,000, and the matter was adjourned to April 25th, 2024.

The accused was arrested by officers of the Northern Division, North, Gang Unit in collaboration with officers of the La Horquetta Criminal Investigations Department and Task Force, in connection with a report of Shooting with Intent which occurred on December 21st, 2023, in the La Horquetta district. He was detained during an intelligence-led exercise, which was conducted on Thursday 18th April, 2024.

In a separate exercise, officers of the Arima Intelligence and Operations Unit proceeded to Temple Street yesterday evening where they conducted a search of an abandoned structure.

The search resulted in officers finding one pistol loaded with a magazine containing seven rounds of ammunition.

Investigations are ongoing.