Anse La Raye man charged for possession of firearm

Anse La Raye man charged for possession of firearm

A man from Anse La Raye was today granted bail for firearm-related charges.

Gideon Frederick, 24, of St. Lawrence Estate, Anse La Raye, was offered bail $2, 500 for the possession of an unlicensed firearm and assault with firearm, and $900 on the possession of ammunition. The bail was offered in cash or suitable surety.

Conditions of his bail are: report to Anse La Raye Police Station every Wednesday, surrender all travel documents, and not to leave the State without the court’s permission.

His next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday, December 19, 2012.

According to a police press release, on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at about 2 a.m., a police officer attired in civilian wear was performing duties on Fran Street, Anse La Raye when he received a report of an assault with a firearm.

Based on the description given of the perpetrator, the officer accosted Frederick. A search was carried out on Frederick and a 9mm firearm and one live round of 9mm ammunition was recovered.


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