Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

On Tuesday 1st November, 2022, Nicholas Stephen John of Mt. Egmont, St. George, was arrested and charged for illegal Possession of one .38 Colt Special Revolver and seven rounds of Ammunition.

The charges stemmed from the discovery of  two rounds of ammunition in his luggage at the Maurice Bishop International Airport. He subsequently accompanied officers to his home where he handed over the firearm along with the additional five rounds of ammunition.

Mr. John appeared at the St. George’s Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday and was granted bail in the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) cash.