An alleged armed robber who was slapped with five charges relating to firearms, ammunition and assault was allowed bail in the sum of $20,000 when he appeared in the Serious Offences Court on Monday, November 7.
The charges against Fernando Daniel, a resident of Campden Park were laid indictably, therefore he was not allowed to enter a plea when he appeared before the Chief Magistrate, Rechanne Browne.
Daniel was charged that on October 28, 2022 at Campden Park, he had in his possession an unlicensed firearm to wit, “one pistol brand, serial number unknown” without a license issued under the firearms act.
He was also charged that he had in his possession one round of .40mm ammunition without a license issued under the firearms act.
In addition, he was charged with discharging a loaded firearm in a public place, within a hundred yards of the public road in Campden Park.
Daniel’s other two charges are in relation to unlawfully and maliciously wounding Devonte Stapleton of Lower Questelles and he being armed with a gun robbed Devonte Stapleton of one black DL Pro Cellular phone, valued at $115.00; one orange battery pack valued at $50.00; and one black USB cord value being $20.00, for a total value of$185.00; and at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, put the said Devonte Stapleton in fear and then subjected to force.
Chief Magistrate, Rechanne Browne granted bail in the sum of $20,000 with one surety. Daniel was also ordered to have no contact with the virtual complaint and to surrender all travel documents. Stop notices against him were also ordered placed at all ports and entry and exit.
In addition, Daniel is to report at the Questelles Police station every Monday and Thursday. The matter was adjourned to January 16,2023.