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Police Recover Drug and Firearm Following a Vehicle Stop

Law Enforcement 28 Feb, 2020 Follow News

Police Recover Drug and Firearm Following a Vehicle Stop

Just before noon on Tuesday 25 February, police had cause to stop a vehicle that was travelling along Academy Way in George Town.

The driver of the vehicle, a 22-year-old-man of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of possession of cocaine with intent to supply as well as in relation to a robbery that took place at Shedden Road, George Town on 21 February.

The residence of the driver was later searched and a loaded handgun was recovered. Following the recovery of the weapon a 36-year-old-woman of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm. The 22-year-old driver of the vehicle was also further arrested on suspicion of this offense.

On Thursday 27 February the 22-year-old-man of George Town has been charged with the offenses of Possession of Cocaine, Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm and Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition). He was granted police bail relative to the robbery incident and was expected to appear in summary court on Thursday afternoon.

The 36-year-old woman was also granted police bail in relation to the offense of suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm whilst investigations continue.


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