Man arraigned on gun, bullet charges

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June 19, 2015

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged gun-running operation in which three weapons and 518 bullets were smuggled through a courier service.

Kenton Roberts, of Sunshine Park, appeared before Magistrate Andrew Forbes yesterday facing charges of possession of ammunition with intent to supply, importation of firearms and ammunition.

Prosecutors allege that Roberts imported a Sig Sauer P250 .40 pistol, a glock 27 pistol and an Intratech luger 9mm pistol on June 8.

On that same date, Roberts allegedly imported 60 rounds of 7.62 ammunition; 50 rounds of .45 ammunition; 50 rounds of .44 ammunition; 157 rounds of 9mm ammunition; 100 rounds of .223 ammunition; and 100 rounds of .38 ammunition.He also faces possession of ammunition with intent to supply charges in relation to the ammunition.

Roberts pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. He has been remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections until November 5 when his trial is expected to begin.

Click here to read more at The Nassau Guardian

News date : 06/19/2015    Category : About Bahamians, Court, Crime, Nassau Guardian Stories

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