Akim Alexander from the community of Mahaut was fined a total of EC$10,000 for possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holder of a firearm and ammunition user’s license.

He was convicted at the Magistrate’s Court in Roseau.

According to Police PRO, Inspector Pellam Jno Baptiste about 8:30 a.m on August 11th, 2017 at Bath Estate, the police discovered one 12 gauge shotgun and two live rounds of 12 gauge ammunition concealed in motor vehicle registration number PS706.

He said and at the time the vehicle was in the custody of Alvin Michael Jno Baptiste of Morne Prosper and Alexander was a passenger.

He stated tah on Monday 14th August 2017 both men were jointly charged with the offenses of possession of firearm and possession of ammunition without being the holders of a firearm and ammunition users’ license.

Jno Baptiste said Alexander pleaded guilty to the offenses and was fined.

All charges against Jno Baptiste of Morne Prosper were withdrawn.