UPDATED: Firearms and ammunition seized
BARBADIAN police seized two firearms in separate incidents recently.
On Saturday, 36-year-old Andrew Henry Mark Anthony Phillips of Rollins Road Brittons Hill, St Michael was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm without a licence and 13 rounds of ammunition without a valid permit.
A 9mm automatic and two M16 rounds were also seized by police while conducting investigations into a case involving Michael Junior Brewster.
According to a release from the Royal Barbados Police Force, Phillips ran when he saw the police who were on patrol in the area around 2:25 a.m. After he was searched, a Glock 23 pistol and 13 rounds of 40 calibre ammunition were seized.
He was remanded until March 3 when he appeared in District A Magistrates Court earlier today.
Meanwhile, Brewster of Block 9E, Neptune Road, Deacons Farm, St Michael was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition.
The 32-year-old is also jointly charged, along with Kedar Andre Holloway, 29, of Block 2D Sunny Side Court, Deacons Fernihurst, St Michael with two counts of aggravated robbery – one of which allegedly took place on December 13 at Carlton and A One Supermarket – and assault with intent to rob.
Holloway was also charged for a robbery which allegedly took place on January 26.
Both Brewster and Holloway appeared in the District A Magistrate Court today and were remanded until March 3. (PR/SAT)