One charged, one in custody for possessing ammunition

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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — A woman was charged for Possession of Ammunition following a search operation conducted by the Police on Oct. 2.

The operation was carried out at the ferry terminal late Tuesday afternoon. Police intercepted a package that was collected from a ferry and upon searching it, five .38 rounds of ammunition were discovered. As a result, two persons were taken into Police custody.

One of the two individuals, Tameika Pereira, also known as Tammy of Prickley Pear Alley, was subsequently charged for the offence of Possession of Ammunition. She has since received bail in the sum of $7,000 with two sureties for her appearance at the Basseterre Magistrate Court on Nov. 5.

The second individual remains in Police custody. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

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