Five Charged For Firearm, Ammunition Discovered In Church Ground Home

Police Press Release
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 12, 2018 (RSCNPF): The five  persons who were taken into Police custody after a firearm was found in their home, have each received four charges in the matter.

Formally charged and cautioned are Jacqueline Allen, Rosalyn Esdaille, Nickie Allen, Ta-Michea Esdaille and Shem Henry, all of whom are from Church Ground. They have each been charged for the offences of Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Ammunition, Smuggling of Firearm and Smuggling of Ammunition. The charges were laid on August 11, 2018.

One  9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol and a magazine containing seven  rounds of matching ammunition were found in the house in Church Ground, Nevis on August 09, 2018. The discovery was made during the execution of a Search Warrant on the premises. The weapon became the nineteenth firearm to be taken into Police custody for the year.

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