From the Courts
March 4, 2014
Man with alleged bomb making material granted $10,000 bail

The man accused of having bomb making material in his possession has been granted $10,000 bail by the Serious Offences Court.{{more}}

Tevin Matthews, a labourer of Petit Bordel, first appeared at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court on February 26, to answer to charges, including being in possession of a shotgun and 25 grams of cannabis.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges and the matter was transferred to the Serious Offences Court.

It is alleged that on February 25, at Petit Bordel, the bomb making material was discovered in his possession.

According to police, nitric acid, ammonia acid and a quantity of nails were discovered in a bag he was carrying.

Ammonium nitrate is a very powerful component of some explosives.

Chief Magistrate at the Serious Offences Court Sonya Young yesterday ordered that Thomas report to the Chateaubelair Police Station twice a week.

The matter was adjourned to June 12 for trial.