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Thursday, 12 October 2017 00:00

Leon Walford, a 32-year-old office assistant and resident of Amara Avenue, is behind bars after he was arraigned on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 on two criminal offenses for a kept prohibited firearm and kept ammunitions without being granted a gun license.

The allegations against Walford are that on Friday, October 6, 2017, police visited a home on Baracat Street and conducted a search inside the home. A homemade firearm with one live round of ammunition was found and Walford was charged as a result.

Walford was brought unrepresented before Magistrate Michelle Trapp where he was read the two criminal charges. He pleaded not guilty to the charges but due to the nature of the offenses, he was denied bail and remanded to the Belize Central Prison until December 11, 2017.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:57