Young man arrested for Firearm possession

Leon “Solo” Jederon

RSCNPF, Basseterre, St. Kitts, (Thursday 28th April 2011). On Wednesday 27th April 2011 at approximately 7:45 am members of the Special Services Unit were on a routine patrol at the FT Williams Highway in the vicinity of Taylors Village when they stopped and search motor pick-up truck P-3773 owned and driven by Bryan “DJ Benjie” Farrell of Shadwell Estate. Farrell and several occupants of the vehicle were informed that the search was on suspicion of arms, ammunition and controlled drugs.

One of the passengers in the goods carriage of the pick-up truck threw an object in some nearby bushes on the approach of the police. As result officers arrested the occupants of the vehicle on suspicion and searched the area where the object was thrown. A 357 Magnum revolver firearm with six (6) matching rounds of ammunition wrapped in a black ski mask was recovered by the police. All the occupants of the vehicle were arrested on suspicion and taken into police custody.

The firearm was also processed and taken into police custody for further analysis. As a result 24 year-old Leon “Solo” Jederon of Conaree Village was formally arrested and charged without a warrant for possession of firearm and ammunition.

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