Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Former Police Inspector on ammunition charge

One of the island’s retired crime sleuths, 'Rap Brown' will appear in the District A Magistrates’ Court on Friday morning.

Seventy-two-year-old Ashford Athelbert Jones of Goodland, Christ Church is expected to answer the criminal charge of possession of 100 rounds of .40 ammunition without having a permit to do so.

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According to lawmen, Jones, a former Inspector of Police and one of the Force’s more infamous detectives and marksmen, was arrested and charged earlier this week by officers from the Major Antigun and Gangs Unit.

They say, acting on information they received, they intercepted a car at Grazettes Main Road, St Michael around 3.10 pm on Sunday, October 13. 

A search of that vehicle was conducted in the presence of the driver, and the bullets were discovered.

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