Sussex Street man charged for possession of illegal firearm

first_imgA Sussex Street, Charlestown, Georgetown man who was reportedly found with a gun, along with matching ammunition, stood before Magistrate Judy Latchman on Monday charged for illegal possession.Twenty-four-year-old Steve Armstrong denied that on February 2, 2018 at Lombard Street, he had in his possession one .32 pistol, along with nine rounds of matching ammunition.The excavator operator was reportedly in a minibus, which was stopped by Police in the vicinity of GNIC wharf. When the Police descended on the minibus, Armstrong reportedly ran out and into the GNIC compound where he was apprehended with the illegal items. Armstrong, however, denied that the weapon and ammunition belonged to him, stating that he was taking them to someone.Prosecutor Arvin Moore objected to bail.The defendant was remanded to prison until February 2, 2018.last_img