Baker jailed for 32 months on gun charge

Baker jailed for 32 months on gun charge

YEASEAL FIELDS, 27, a baker of Boss Lane, Enterprise, was arrested on Saturday 24th July, 2021 and subsequently charged for possession of a firearm and ammunition. He appeared virtually at the Chaguanas

Magistrates’ Court before Magistrate Adrian Darmanie today.

He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 32 months’ with hard labour for possession of a firearm and two years’ hard labour for possession of ammunition. Both sentences are to run concurrently.

Around 3 pm, while conducting a search at Isles Trace, Enterprise, police observed a man throw a black plastic bag into some nearby
bushes.

The man was held a short distance away after attempting to flee from the officers.

The officers searched the bushes and found the black bag. It contained a Smith and Wesson .38SPL and five rounds of .38SPL ammunition.

The suspect was arrested and later charged following enquiries conducted by PC Ramsundar-Wilson.

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