Twenty-five year old Michael James was denied bail when he appeared before Magistrate Brambhanan Dubay at the Arima Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with multiple offences including possession of firearm, possession of ammunition, possession of firearm to endanger life and possession of ammunition to endanger life. He is expected to reappear in court on April 11th.

According to police reports, James was arrested following an extensive investigation into a report of wounding with intent, which took place on February 20th. He was subsequently charged by WPC Horsford.

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Paponette, Supt Edwards, coordinated by Insp. Ward, supervised by Sgt Ammon and Ag Cpl Ali and was conducted by officers attached to the Maloney Criminal Investigation Department.