Police Constable charged for theft of firearms

Yannick Wade (Charged for theft)

Yannick Wade
(Charged for theft)

Monday, May 5, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police have arrested and charged one of their own in connection with the theft of a cache of weapons and ammunition from inside a safe at the San Pedro Police Station over the Labor Day holiday.

Constable Yannick Wade, 27, has been arrested and charged for the two counts of kept firearm without a gun license and two counts of kept ammunition without a gun license.  PC Wade has been additionally charged for the crime of theft.

The charges arose out of the theft of eight .38 revolvers and 101 rounds of matching ammunition belonging to KBH Security Company.

The weapons and ammunition were secures inside a metal safe at the San Pedro Police station and discovered stolen on the morning of Friday, May 2.

According to the Police Press Officer, 2 of the stolen firearms have since been recovered in Belize City.

The official investigation continues.

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