Trinidad and Tobago: Two Appear in Court for Firearm-Related Offences

Trinidad and Tobago: Two Appear in Court for Firearm-Related Offences

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Trinidad and Tobago: A 30-year-old Ste Madeleine man appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate yesterday, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition.

Marlon Macoon was charged with the offences when he appeared before Magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.

He was ordered to undergo a PCR test as he was exhibiting Covid-19 symptoms. Instructions were also given to have him taken to St Ann’s Psychiatric Hospital to establish his current mental state, as he has a history of mental illness.

According to the information by the police, the matter was then postponed to Thursday, March 31, 2022.

The arrested accused by officers of the Southern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted on Friday, March 25, 2022, supervised by W/Snr. Supt. Lucia Winchester, Supt. Carty and Sgt. Joseph and included officers of the Southern Division Task Force. During the exercise, the accused was allegedly found to possess one black and silver revolver and two rounds of ammunition.

Meanwhile, a 28-year-old man of Cocoyea was granted bail with surety in the sum of $500,000 when he appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate yesterday, possession of ammunition, charged with possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm to endanger life, possession of ammunition to endanger life and shooting with intent.

Behrane Lewis was charged with the offences after being arrested by officers of the Southern Division Task Force on Monday, March 28, 2022, following a report of a shooting with intent against a female victim on that same date.

Furthermore, the matter was postponed to April 19, 2022.