Taxi driver jailed for possession of gun, ammo

Dominic Macklingam, a 29-year-old taxi driver of Craig, East Bank Demerara, was on Wednesday sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for unlawful possession of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition.

Dominic Macklingam

Macklingam appeared before Senior Magistrate Sunil Scarce at the Diamond/Golden Grove Magistrates Courts, and pleaded guilty to the charges when they were read to him.

The firearm and ammunition found in the taxi driver’s possession

As such, the custodial sentence was imposed on him, along with a fine of $75,000.
He was reportedly arrested last week by Police ranks who responded to a report of domestic violence in Craig.