A man from Hillsborough Street in Roseau has been fined a total of $30,000 forĀ  the separate charges for illegal possession of a firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.

Police PRO, Inspector Simon Edwards, said Alexander Beaupierre was arrestedĀ  on Monday 3rd September, 2018 at 1230 pm in Morne Prosper.

Edwards said a 9 mm semi automatic pistol and ammunition were found in Beaupierre’s possession.

He said the accused was taken before the Roseau Magistrate’s Court where he was fined $15,000 for the weapon to be paid forthwith or, in default, 7 years imprisonment.

Beaupierre also received a fine of $15,000 for the ammunition to be paid forthwith or, in default, 7 years imprisonment to be served concurrently.