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Manchester couple charged with illegal possession of firearm, ammo

Published:Wednesday | June 8, 2016 | 3:26 PM

A Manchester couple has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following a seizure at their home in Spring Ground district in the parish today.

Charged are 23-year-old Orlando Boucher and his 18-year-old girlfriend Chevanese Swaby.

Reports from the Christiana Police are that between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. a team conducted an operation in the community where the home of the couple was searched and a homemade firearm along with one 9mm cartridge was seized.

Boucher and Swaby are scheduled to appear in the Manchester Parish Court on Thursday, June 16.