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

MAN SUSPECTED OF BEING BEHIND STICKY ATTACKS CAUGHT ‘GLUE-HANDED’

first_imgEXCLUSIVE: Gardai have arrested a man in connection with a series of glue attacks across Letterkenny.A resident who was a victim in Ballymaccol Terrace is pictured after the last incidentsMore than 100 homes and cars have been damaged using glue in recent months.Gardai are now questioning a man after he was caught “glue-handed” preparing for another spate of vandalism. The man, who is in his 20s, was caught with gloves and glue.He is currently being questioned at Letterkenny Garda station in connection with the series of attacks.The arrest followed a tip-off from a woman whose car had been targeted in the spate of attacks.Officers swooped at 6am and took the suspect for questioning. Dozens of homes in the Ard O’Donnell, Convent Road and Ballymacool Terrace area were attacked as far back as last year.Gardai are remaining tight-lipped about the arrest.Another 16 year old was previously arrested but was released without charge after Gardai believed he was not directly involved with the crimes.However officers say they hope to make any charges ‘stick’ this time. MAN SUSPECTED OF BEING BEHIND STICKY ATTACKS CAUGHT ‘GLUE-HANDED’ was last modified: May 10th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Gardaiglue attacksletterkennylast_img read more