Businessman busted with illegal gun, ammo, drugs


Police on Tuesday night arrested Andrew Williams, a 35-year-old businessman of Port Kaituma, North West District and also of William Street, Kitty, Georgetown, after he was found to be in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, as well as 299.7 grams of marijuana.

Police Headquarters in a press release noted that between 19:05 hrs and 19:50 hrs, a Gazetted Officer and other ranks from the Port Kaituma Police Station conducted a search at Williams’ Train Line, Port Kaituma house.

During the search, the police found a 9 MM Pistol with one magazine containing six matching rounds of ammunition along with a quantity of leaves, seeds and stems suspected to be cannabis.

Williams, when questioned by the ranks on whether he was the holder of a firearm license, remained silent, the police reported.

“He was told of the allegations, arrested and taken to the Port Kaituma Police Station where the suspected Cannabis was weighed in his presence and amounted to 299.7 grams. He is presently in custody pending charges.”

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