Two Charged for Firearm Found in Truck

The police have charged the two persons taken into custody following the discovery of a firearm in the truck they occupied at the time.

According to a press statement, on Monday the police charged Lorin Bartlette of Cole Hill and Jervis Liburd of Pond Hill for possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and smuggling.

A stop and search exercise on August 17, at the quarry at New River, Nevis resulted in the discovery of one 40mm pistol with several matching rounds of ammunition.

The firearm was found in motor lorry PB1053 and brought the number of firearms taken into police custody for the year to twenty-one (21).

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