Sun | May 28, 2023

Man walking strangely allegedly found with illegal gun

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2023 | 12:45 PM

A St Catherine Man will face the Gun Court for breaches of the Firearms Act after the police say they observed him walking strangely, searched him and allegedly found an illegal gun.

The accused is 27-year-old Tyler Golding, who is unemployed and lives in Newlands, Portmore, St. Catherine.

Golding appeared on Friday before St. Catherine Senior Parish Court Judge Desiree Alleyne and was remanded until March 31, when he will face the Gun Court, where the jurisdiction lies.

Allegations are that on March 3, the police were on patrol along Newlands Road in Portmore, St Catherine, when Golding was observed walking strangely.

He was accosted and searched, and a 9mm pistol loaded with a magazine containing 11 rounds was reportedly taken from his waistband.

He was taken into custody and subsequently charged.

-  Rasbert Turner

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