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St Catherine man on gun charges remanded

Published:Saturday | May 25, 2024 | 12:43 PM
He is to return to court on June 14.

A St Catherine man who was held with an illegal gun during a police operation in March Pen, Spanish Town was on Friday remanded in the parish court.

Damion McDonald, 28, is answering charges of possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition.

The case was transferred to the Gun Court for mention on June 14.

Allegations are that about 5:30 a.m. on May 2, police and soldiers conducted an operation in the March Pen Road community during which McDonald was held and a nine-millimetre pistol affixed with a magazine containing six rounds of nine millimetre cartridges was seized from him.

He was taken into custody on suspicion of possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition.

He was subsequently charged following a question and answer session.

- Rasbert Turner

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