Two charged with firearm offenses

Monday, July 13th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: Two men, 21 year old Lyson Cacho and 20 year old Nicasio Zuniga, were charged with firearm and ammunition offenses when they appeared today before the Chief Magistrate, Anne Marie Smith. They pled not guilty to the charges.Nicasio Zuniga grey and white shirt charged with firearm offence

They were remanded into custody until October 15. They police, members of the GSU, reported that they went to a residence, located at 8275 Jones Street, around 8:30 a.m. on July 11 and when they knocked on the door the occupants refused to open it.

The police said when they knocked a second time someone opened the door and they went inside and saw Cacho and Zuniga.

They said when they went into a bedroom and searched under the bed they found a black plastic bag which contained one chrome 9 millimeter pistol with 14 rounds of ammunition in its magazine and 15 rounds of ammunition in the bag, a total of 29 rounds. As a result, Cacho and Zuniga were arrested and charged.

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