From the Courts
August 5, 2014
Michael Jackson pleads not guilty to ammo possession

Old Montrose resident Michael Jackson has been granted bail in the sum of $120,000, after he was charged with possession of over 175 rounds of ammunition.{{more}}

He appeared at the Kingstown Magistrate’s Court yesterday and pleaded not guilty to the charges. Jackson is charged with being in possession of 115 rounds of 9 millimetre ammunition, 50 rounds of .38 ammunition and 10 rounds of 357 magnum ammunition. In addition, Jackson also pleaded not guilty to possession of 194 grammes of cannabis.

All the offences are said to have been committed on July 31, 2014.

He was also charged with handling a mattress believed to be stolen. He also pleaded not guilty to that charge.

Magistrate Rechanne Browne-Matthias ordered that stop notices be placed at all ports of entry and exit and that Jackson surrender all his travel documents.

Jackson was placed on a 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. curfew and ordered to report to the police twice a week.

The matter has been adjourned to October 22, 2014 and transferred to the Serious Offences Court for hearing.(KW)