A man was who was arrested on Friday when a sub-machine gun and ammunition were discovered in the vehicle he was driving, has been charged with possession of a prohibited firearm. .
The police have identified him as 27-year-old truck driver Ashton Telemacque of Wesley.
According to the police, he was found with one sub-machine gun, 24 rounds of 9mm ammunition, four 12-gauge rounds of shot-gun ammunition and one .45 caliber ammunition in the vehicle at Wood Bridge Port.
He is expected to appear before a Roseau Magistrate on Tuesday.
A source told DNO that at the time of the arrest, the man was driving a vehicle belonging to a law enforcement official but this has not been confirmed by the police.
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