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Deshawn Craig

Deshawn Craig

Deshawn Craig

Thursday, September 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: As we reported yesterday, laborer Deshawn Craig of Caesar Ridge Road faces further charges in relation to a firearm he tried to get rid of this week.

It turns out that the firearm belonged to one Derrick Hemmans and was apparently stolen.

Craig was read charges of handling stolen goods and pleaded not guilty before Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith.

He was remanded into custody until November 14.

Around 9:50 a.m. on Monday, September 1, according to police, they were pursuing a man they believed was involved in a robbery attempt and they went to Craig’s residence.

They said that upon their arrival Craig ran out of his house and he threw a plastic bag over a fence.

The police said that when they retrieved the bag it contained a black 9 millimeter pistol with 6 rounds of ammunition in its magazine.

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