Ryan Daniel of Herbert’s appeared before the Court on Tuesday, charged with Possession of Firearm, Possession of Ammunition and Discharging a Firearm in a Public Place
The defendant pleaded guilty to all charges and was convicted and fined $5,000 for Possession of a Firearm, and $3,000 for Possession of Ammunition. He was fined an additional $1,000 for discharging a firearm in a public place. In default, he will serve 1year at His Majesty’s Prison.
The evidence revealed that around 4:16 pm on Sunday 29th January 2023, a police officer was at a business place in the vicinity of Joseph Lane and Tindale Road when he heard a loud explosion that sounded like a gunshot.
After making inquiries into the matter, the officer spotted Daniel hurriedly walking away from the area and into a nearby yard. The officer called for assistance and he was subsequently apprehended.
A search was carried out in the yard where Daniel was found and the police recovered one .38 Pistol and thirty-one matching rounds of ammunition, along with one spent shell. He was taken into custody and charged.