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One charged with possession of firearm & ammunition

by: Dominica Vibes News - September 6, 2018
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One man has been convicted of possessing a firearm at the Roseau Magistrates Court.

Information from police public relations officer Inspector Simon Edwards indicate that Alexander Beaupierre of Hillsborough Street was arrested by members of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force on Monday at Morne Prosper.

He was charged with possession of a 9mm semi-automatic pistol and ammunition.

He has been fined fifteen thousand dollars for the weapon to be paid forthwith or in default 7 years imprisonment and another fifteen thousand dollars for the ammunition to be paid forthwith or in default 7 years imprisonment to be served concurrently.