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Ramsbury Site man charged with firearm possession

VAUGHN ANSLYN, the man who was allegedly found in possession of an illegal firearm and a number of matching ammunition on Monday (Oct. 2), was charged with the offence and placed on bail.

According to a police communiqué, Anslyn of Ramsbury Site, Nevis was charged with possession of firearm, granted bail in the sum of $20,000 bail and has to appear at the District ‘A’ Magistrate’s Court in Basseterre on Monday (Nov. 6). It however did not indicated if charges were laid against him for possession of ammunition.
At about 6:50 p.m. on the day in question, members of the Tactical Services Unit were conducting a Citizen Safety Patrol in the South East Peninsula, where they were randomly stopping and searching vehicles.