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Thursday, 09 November 2017 00:00

After more than four nights in police custody, 24-year-old Reese Fitzgibbon was arraigned on two firearm related offenses after he was caught red-handed by police with a firearm. Fitzgibbon appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford on November 6, 2017 where he was read the charges of kept firearm and ammunition without being granted a firearm license.

The bust was made on Friday, November 3, 2017. According to police, they responded to a report of shots being fired on Kut Avenue in Belize City. Fitzgibbon, a resident of Supal Street, was apprehended as he was at the scene with a 9 mm pistol with 5 live rounds of 9 mm ammunition.

In court, Fitzgibbon pleaded not guilty to both charges but due to the nature of the offenses, he was denied bail and remanded into custody until February 7, 2018.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 November 2017 15:27