Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Officers catch and charge man who hopped from motorcycle to flee

Police have arrested and formally charged Nikolas Ishmael Raheem Hall, 21 years of Halls Village, St. James for a number of firearm and drug-related offences, committed on Monday, December 4, 2017, whilst at Husbands, St. James.

Hall was arrested and charged for:

·     Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

·     Unlawful Possession of 6 rounds of ammunition

·     Unlawful Possession of 28 grams of Cannabis.

Members of the Anti-gun Unit were on duty along Husbands Road, St. James, when they encountered Hall being the pillion rider on a motorcycle, without wearing a helmet. Hall subsequently jumped from the cycle and ran away. He was pursued by the officers, who held him. A search of his person revealed the firearm, ammunition, and drugs. He was arrested and later charged for the offences.

Hall is expected to appear in the Holetown Magistrates Court tomorrow, Wednesday, December 6, 2017.