Teen slapped with illegal firearm charge

A 17-year-old was on Tuesday slapped with an illegal possession of firearm charge when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts.
The defendant is accused of having an illegal .22 pistol in his possession on March 12 at East La Penitence, Georgetown. It was alleged that Police stopped and searched the teen, and found the gun.
In Court on Tuesday, the Prosecutor objected to bail and his objections were upheld. The teen was remanded to prison until April 25 when the matter will be called again.