A Charity man will begin the New Year in prison after he admitted to having unlicensed firearm and ammunition. He was fined and sentenced on Wednesday. Here is that story from Javone Vickerie.

29-year-old Delmar De Oliveira admitted that on December 23 at Mafia Landing northwest district, he had in his possession a shotgun without having a license to carry such. The man of lot 782 Charity Housing Scheme also admitted that on the same date, at the same place, he had 1 cartridge without being the holder of a firearm licence The prosecution stated that on the day of the incident, police from the Kaituma Police station was at Mafia Landing when they saw the admitted felon acting suspicious, who was at the time at a house.

Police went in to searched the house and found a haversack on the bed which contained the firearm and cartilage he was arrested and charged. Oliveira was fined $50,000 on each charge and sentenced to 2 years imprisonment. Meanwhile, an Agricola youth was remanded to prison for having an illegal weapon.

Police say that Dapper Johnson had in his possession 14 live rounds of ammunition without having a license. Police also claimed that on December 21 in 1st Street Agricola had a 9mm pistol without a license. The prosecution says that police on duty on the East bank saw the suspect acting in suspicious behavior. he was searched and the firearm was found. Johnson was remanded to prison until January 7, 2019.


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