Guns And 1,894 Rounds Of Ammunition Seized

Barry Gary Nicholas, a retired US soldier, is out on $20,000 bail after he was arrested and charged for possession and importation of firearms and ammunition.

Nicholas, a resident of Dr. Grooms, St. Georges was arrested following a search of a container at the nation’s port on December 30, 2022.

According to Assistant superintendent Simon Douglas, police were notified of a situation involving a 40ft container on the port.

He said a subsequent search by customs along with other law enforcement agencies was conducted resulting in the discovery of 4 firearms, 2 rifles and 2 pistols, along with a total 1,894 rounds of ammunition.

Nicholas is scheduled to appear in court on February 21, 2023.