Ammunition charges laid against St. David resident

A St. David resident charged with possession of ammunition has been granted bail in the sum of ten thousand dollars.

31-year old Richard Ross, of Westerhall, St David, a Mechanical Engineer by profession appeared at the St. David Magistrate’s Court on April 27 charged with two counts of possession of ammunition.

Ross will reappear in Court on August 31.

Meanwhile, the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF) issued a statement informing the general public that it is illegal to own or possess a firearm without a license from the appropriate authority.

The statement said: “The RGPF is concerned about the emerging trend of the use of firearm on our streets and in our communities resulting in harm, threats of death and even death to persons.

“The police will intensify its efforts in its fight against illegal firearm and persons will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

“An appeal is made for members of the public with knowledge of persons suspected of having in their possession unlawful firearms and or ammunition to inform the police of same.

“Persons are reminded that there is legislation that govern the ownership, use and carrying of firearm and that there are legal consequences for the misuse of same.

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