Erwin Adolphus in Jail for Old Rusty Firearm Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00

Erwin Adolphus, 25, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for allegedly keeping a firearm without a gun license.

According to police, while conducting patrol on Bocotora Street in Belize City, officers approached Adolphus to conduct a search. Police Constable Bowman says that as he approached, Adolphus immediately said to him, “Boss, I only have wah lee gun in meh back pocket.” Bowman then searched Adolphus’s pocket and found an old rusty .22 pistol with no ammunition. Adolphus was detained and taken to the police station where he was charged.

In court on Tuesday, August 19, Adolphus appeared unrepresented before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith where he pleaded not guilty to a charge of keeping firearm without a license. Due to the offense, he could not be granted bail and was remanded to the Belize Central Prison until September 30.