Police Recovers Firearm And Ammunition

PR – As a result of police operations held at the weekend, one firearm and a quantity of ammunition were recovered.

Stefan Sylvester, a 27 year old resident of La Mode, St. Patrick, was arrested and charged by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department, for the offences of Assault with a deadly instrument, Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Ammunition, after he allegedly assaulted an individual with a gun at the St. George’s Bus Terminus.

He appeared at the St. George’s Magistrate’s Court on Monday December 7, 2020, and was granted bail in the amount of ten thousand dollars with two sureties.  He will reappear in court on February 18, 2021.

Further, Alan Sandiford, a 29 year old resident of Grenville Street, St. George, was arrested and charged for the offences of Assault with a deadly instrument, Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Ammunition and Wounding.   The charges were laid against Sandiford after he was allegedly involved in an altercation at Marian, St. George, on December 3, 2020.

He was taken to the St. George’s Magistrates Court on December 7, 2020, where he was granted bail in the amount of twenty thousand dollars with one surety.  As part of his bail conditions, he has to report to the Central Police Station every Monday and Friday between the hours of 6am and 6pm; and also to refrain from the community of Marian, St. George.  He will reappear in court on March 4, 2021.

Police investigations are ongoing.