Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Barrackpore man held with guns, ammunition

A Barrackpore man is expected to appear in court on gun-related charges after he was found in possession of two pistols and a quantity of ammunition.

Acting on a tip-off, officers of the Ste Madeleine Police Station led by PC Frankbull on Sunday morning proceeded to a bushy area off St Charles Road, Princes Town where they discovered a makeshift camp.  

There, they found 41-year-old Anthony Allen lying on a bench.

A search was conducted at the camp and a black plastic bag containing one Sphinx pistol with one magazine and seven rounds 9mm ammunition, as well as a Beretta pistol with one magazine and seven rounds 9mm ammunition were recovered.

Allen was arrested and taken to the Ste Madeleine Police Station where he was formally charged for the offence.

He is expected to appear before the San Fernando Magistrate Court on Monday to answer to the charges.

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