A man, who confessed to possessing an illegal gun and matching ammunition, was fined $ 100, 000, and sentenced to 36 months in prison by Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan. Jonathan McKenzie pleaded guilty to the two firearms charges during his appearance at Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.
The charges, on Jan. 10, at Lot 69 Cross and Durban Streets, Werk-en – Rust, Georgetown, indicated that McKenzie had one .32 Taurus pistol and four .32 rounds of ammunition when he was not a firearm license holder on the when.
According to the facts, on the day in question, police found McKenzie in possession of a gun. In response, ranks visited the location mentioned in the charge. Shortly after arriving, he saw McKenzie’s ranks, which were in the front of the building, holding his right side pants center. He then entered a glass door in the lower apartment of the building where there is a small apartment. He noticed the ranks, chased after McKenzie, put the firearm in the top drawer of vanity.
Police seized the weapon which, when checked, had four live ammunition rounds in the magazine. McKenzie was told of the crime and then cautioned (told of his rights). He admitted owning the shotgun and ammunition. McKenzie was arrested and escorted to Brickdam Police Station where he gave a statement under caution. Chief Justice Ann McLennan fined McKenzie $ 50,000 and sentenced him to 18 months in prison for each charge laid against him.