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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017. 5:55 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: San Pedro police have charged seven persons for the offence of ‘Kept Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition’.

According to police reports, on Saturday afternoon police conducted searches at a wooden house in the Escalante Sub Division, DFC area, of San Pedro Town.

During the search the following persons were present: 28-year-old Ellerton Staine, 21-year-old Joshua Gongora, 24-year-old Andrew Reyes, 21-year-old Clifford Spencer, 29-year-old Ruth Hyde, 30-year-old Elton Staine, and a 16-year-old minor.

A search of their yard led to the discovery of a silver pistol with black handle, with marking “GUA” along with a magazine containing (8) rounds of ammunition.

All (7) individuals were arrested and charged. They will be taken to court on Monday.

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