The 36-year-old man of Bodden Town, who was arrested regarding the below incident, have since been charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm, Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition), Possession of Ganja with Intent to Supply, and Reckless Driving.
The man appeared in court today 15 June, where he was remanded in custody. He will be reappearing tomorrow 16 June.
Initial Release (10 June):
Just after 12PM today 10 June, the RCIPS Firearm Response Unit, had cause to stop a vehicle that was seen travelling along Sound Way in George Town. The vehicle attempted to evade being stopped and as a result, police used special munitions to deflate one tyre and disable the vehicle to protect the public and police officers.
An unlicensed firearm loaded with ammunition was recovered from the vehicle and one man, age 36, of Bodden Town, was arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, and is currently in custody. No injuries occurred as a result of this incident.
Sound Way, between North Sound Road and Shedden Road was temporarily closed while officers were on scene, but have since been re-opened to the public.