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Remanded for Gun and Ammo Possession Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 October 2012 00:00

Ludrick McKayAn employee at the Ex-Service Men’s League, 21-year-old Ludrick McKay is behind bars after police claim they found him in possession of a 9 mm pistol loaded with 8 live rounds.

McKay, who was unrepresented, appeared before Magistrate Aretha Ford in Court #7 on Tuesday, October 16th where he was read two criminal charges - a count of keeping unlicensed firearm without a gun license and a count of keeping ammunition without a gun license.

Allegations are that on October 14th, 2012, whilst at Belize Ex-Service Men’s League, he was found in possession of a 9 mm pistol loaded with 8 live rounds of Luger brand ammunitions.

In court, McKay 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 5th, 2012.