Enterprise man found with an illegal gun after threatening a laborer

Police in the Northwest District have arrested a 45-year-old man from Enterprise, East Coast Demerara (ECD) after he used a unlicensed firearm to threaten a man.

The incident happened just around 00: 10h on Tuesday at Water Front, Port Kaituma, Region One (Barima-Waini).

Based on the information provided, Keith Doris – a laborer from Water Front, Port Kaituma – reported to Port Kaituma Police Station an allegation of threatening behavior involving the use of a firearm. A party of Police went to the scene and identified the suspect.

A search was conducted on the sailor and a black .32 pistol blew out through the foot of his left side pants. Also, 8 rounds of bullets were found.

The suspect admitted he was not a firearm license holder. He was then informed of the crime committed, cautioned, arrested and escorted to Port Kaituma Police Station where the gun and ammunition wearing are sealed and housed.

He remains in custody until charged.

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