Aman who reportedly ran from the police and dropped an illegal firearm on the roadway in Lewis Store, St Mary recently, has been slapped with gun-related charges by police investigators.
Anil Stephens, a 24-year-old bar operator of Lewis Store, is now charged with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.
Reports are that about 4 am on January 5, the police were patrolling the area when they saw Stephens, who ran and threw an object onto the roadway during his flight.
He was apprehended and the object was retrieved and found to be a Carandai 9mm pistol with a magazine containing twelve 9mm rounds of ammunition.
He was subsequently arrested and later charged.