Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014. 9:45 pm CST.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Four young men, three from the Maxboro community outside Sandhill, are accused of possessing a firearm that police alleged was recently stolen.
18 year old Ijahman Young of Belize City; 21-year-old Kashief Gallego, 20-year-old Akeem Garcia and 22-year-old Parris Williams are charged with keeping an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and handling stolen goods.
Early on Tuesday morning, around 1:45 a.m., police on mobile patrol on Fairweather Street spotted a grey Toyota 4-Runner SUV with Corozal license plates driving at high speed.
They set chase and caught the vehicle on Prince Street, where they conducted a search of the vehicle and its occupants.
The officers recovered a black Glock 9mm pistol with magazine containing 14 live rounds of ammunition.
Further investigation revealed that the firearm, valued at $2,000, was reportedly stolen from Herman Pastor, Jr.
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