St James man pleads guilty to illegal possession of firearm
St James tiler 31-year-old George ‘Blane’ Grant, of a Maffota district, pleaded guilty to illegal possession of a firearm in the Western Regional Gun Court yesterday and is to sentenced on October 19.
Grant was remanded until his sentencing.
The Freeport Police reported that about 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 29, a joint police/military team carried out an operation at a house occupied by Grant and his stepfather.
During the search, they found a .45 pistol loaded with six .45 rounds and an empty 9mm magazine wrapped in a black plastic bag.
Both were taken into custody.
Grant subsequently admitted to owning the weapon and the ammunition and was charged.
His stepfather was then released.