courtMagistrate Asquith Riviere on Tuesday granted bail in the sum of EC$125,000 to three men charged with drugs, firearm and ammunition. Two of the three were able to post bail with proper sureties while one is now on remand waiting for a proper surety.

Armond Edwards of Paix Bouche was charged with possession of three live rounds of 14-gauge ammunition without a valid license; possession of one .22 Winchester rifle, with serial number B1329091, without a firearms license; possession of 42 live rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of 64 rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of (6) six live rounds of .380 ammunition with a valid license and possession of (3) three live rounds of .22 ammunition without being the holder of a valid license.

He pleaded not guilty and the prosecution did not object to bail, however, he did not have a proper surety. He was represented by lawyer Wayne Norde.

Jerome Peter Lavashire of Portsmouth was charged with possession of three live rounds of 14 gauge ammunition with a valid license; possession of (1) one .22 Winchester rifle serial number B1329091 without a firearms license; possession of 42 live rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of 64 rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of (6) six live rounds of .380 ammunition with a valid license and possession of (3) three live rounds of .22 ammunition without being the holder of a valid license.

He pleaded not guilty and the prosecution did not object to bail he was granted bail in the sum of EC$125,000.00 with Annick Giraud standing as surety. He is to report to the Portsmouth Police Station every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 6am and 6pm; surrender all his travel documents to the court; prohibited from traveling without the permission of the court; must reside at the same address and if he requires to change must so inform the court 72 hours in advance. Any breaches will result in revocation of bail. He is represented by Tiyani Behanzin.

Trevor Benedict Rodney, also of Portsmouth, was charged with possession of three live rounds of 14 gauge ammunition with a valid license; possession of (1) one .22 Winchester rifle serial number B1329091 without a firearms license; possession of 42 live rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of 64 rounds of .22 ammunition without a valid license; possession of (6) six live rounds of .380 ammunition with a valid license and possession of (3) three live rounds of .22 ammunition without being the holder of a valid license.

He is also charged with possession of 1,141 grams of cocaine with intent to supply on July 28, 2016; possession of 569 grams of cocaine with intent to supply on July 27, 2016 and possession of 24,000 grams of cocaine with intent to supply on July 27, 2016

He pleaded not guilty and the prosecution did not object to bail he was granted bail in the sum of EC$125,000.00 with Daron Samuel and Clive Rodney as sureties.

He is to report to the Portsmouth Police Station every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 6am and 6pm; surrender all his travel documents to the court; prohibited from traveling without the permission of the court; must reside at the same address and if he requires to change must so inform the court 72 hours in advance. Any breaches will result in revocation of bail. Kondwani Williams held papers for Zena Dyer.

One other person a female is still in police custody and is yet to be charged. She reportedly fell ill while in custody and had to be taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital for medical treatment.

The illegal substances were seized during a police operation on Wednesday, July 27.