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Bois D’Orange Couple Charged for Illegal Firearm

Friday 30th September, 2011. 

 

Police have since preferred charges against 49-year-old, David Christopher a.k.a “Shakes” and his 46-year-old wife, Mary Clovis Christopher of Bois D’Orange, Gros-Islet, for the possession of firearm and possession of ammunition.

On Tuesday the 27th of September, 2011, police executed a Warrant to Search for Firearm on the premises of David Christopher at Bois D’Orange, which revealed a.380 pistol along with fourteen (14) rounds of ammunition. Both Christopher and his wife were consequently arrested and taken into custody.

The couple appeared in court on Thursday the 29th of September, 2011, where each was granted bail in the sum of $10,000EC, cash or suitable surety in relation to the charge of possession of firearm. With reference to the charge of possession of ammunition, they were both granted bail in the sum of $5000.00EC, cash or suitable surety. They were also ordered by the court to surrender their travel documents and report to the Gros-Islet Police Station every Friday, from 6:00am to 6:00pm. They are not allowed to leave the state without the court’s permission. The case was adjourned to the 12th of October, 2011.

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