A fine of $900.00 was on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 imposed upon Brenton Carr a 29-year-old farmer from the community of Sayers in the Mesopotamia Valley.
This after he appeared at the Serious Offences Court and pleaded guilty for having in his possession 2.38 rounds of ammunition without the relevant license on February 11th, 2018 at the Mesopotamia Police Station.
Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne ordered him to pay the fine by Thursday 19th April 2018 failing which a three months jail term will be imposed upon.
The Court heard that on the date in question Carr after being beaten by villagers in the community ran to the Mesopotamia Police Station for rescue and upon arrival at the station the police picked up marijuana odour coming from him and proceeded to conduct a search on him.
Two rounds of ammunition were discovered in his right front pants pockets which led to his arrest.