GTI student slapped with illegal ammo charge

first_imgA Government Technical Institute (GTI) student was granted bail on Tuesday by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan after he was found with ammunition hidden in a $100 bill.Renardo Morgan, of Charlestown, Georgetown, denied the charge which stated that on June 9, 2018 at Lombard Street, Georgetown, he had three rounds of live .32 ammunition without being licensed for same.His Attorney, Nikesha Persaud told the Court that the teen found the $100 bill on the road.However, Police Prosecutor Gordon Mansfield explained that the teen was seen by ranks acting in a suspicious manner. This led to him being stopped and searched by the ranks. He was arrested and charged. The prosecution is contending that the ammunition was found wrapped in a $100 bill in his left hand.Morgan was released on $10,000 bail. As a condition of his bail, he has to report to the Police Station nearest to his school every day. He will be assigned a social worker.last_img read more

Huskies looking to clinch NWJHL Championship tonight

first_imgPEACE RIVER, A.B. — The Fort St. John Huskies will be on the road tonight looking to win the NWJHL Championships against the North Peace Navigators.After falling to the Navs in Game One of the best of five series on home ice last Wednesday, the Huskies rebounded with an overtime win last Friday, and a thorough 7-2 beating of the Navs in regulation on Sunday night.Assistant coach Todd Alexander says the team still has a tough battle ahead of them, despite being in the driver’s seat.“You can tell the teams are getting a little bit tired. It’s a tough battle series right now and we’re getting to the nitty-gritty here. This last one here is usually the hardest one to get, they’re going to be desperate, their backs are against the wall now. We’re going to have to answer that. We’re going into a hostile environment there, they play well in that barn. We know there’s a few things that we would like to clean up, and we’ll make those adjustments and give it our best rip.”- Advertisement -The puck drop at the Baytex Energy Centre in Peace River takes place Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Fort St. John time. The game can be streamed live on the Huskies’ Usteam page: read more