Men Charged for Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

On Saturday 14th January, 2023, during an operation, officers attached to the Rapid Response Unit intercepted a vehicle travelling along the Westerhall Public Road and conducted a search of that vehicle, which revealed one (1) Glock Pistol and two (2) rounds of ammunition.
As a result, two of the occupants of the vehicle, Alie Charles, 30 years old, Mechanic of La Taste St. Patrick and Ryan Cato, 22 years, Cashier residing at Boca, St. George, were arrested and charged for Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Ammunition.
Both men were also charged for Robbery with Violence in relation to an incident which transpired earlier that day at Chapel Road, Grenville, St. Andrew.
In a separate incident Alie Charles was charged for assaulting a 16 years old, male of Pomme Rose, St. David with a Deadly Instrument, to wit: a gun.
Charles and Cato were brought to St. David Magistrate’s Court, today and were each granted bail in the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00) with two (2) sureties.
As part of their bail conditions, they are required to surrender all travel documents, and report to separate police stations every Monday and Thursday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
The matters were adjourned to Wednesday 29th March, 2023.