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Illegal gun and ammunition held in St Ann, man charged

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 9:58 AM

The Area 2 Fugitive Apprehension Team charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following the seizure of a homemade shotgun and several rounds of ammunition in Harmonyvale district, Moneague, St Ann on Friday.

He is 25-year-old  Daveroy Francis, farmer of Harmonyvale in the parish.

The Claremont Police report that about 12:45 a.m. the team was on operation in the area when a hut occupied by Francis was searched and the firearm and three 12-gauge cartridges found.

Francis was subsequently arrested and charged.

The police say Francis was wanted for illegal possession of firearm and wounding with intent.

A court date is to be set.

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