Two foreign nationals were charged in Magistrates’ Court today with importation of a firearm and ammunition, while two other men were charged with having the items without a licence.
Two Grenadian Nationals Kenrick Christopher, 56, and Johnnie Alexander, 33, faced charges of importing a Glock 9mm pistol and seven rounds of ammunition into Bermuda on November 9.
To other men Ramar Simmons, 32, and Terranz Smith, 55, were charged with having a Glock 9mm pistol and ammunition without a licence, also on November 9.
Simmons, from Warwick, and Smith, of unknown address, were also charged with conspiring to bring a controlled drug into Bermuda and having cannabis resin with intent to supply when they appeared in court today.
As the charges are indictable the case must be heard in the Supreme Court, none of the defendants was required to enter a plea this morning.
Senior Magistrate Maxanne Anderson sent the matter to the Supreme Court, monthly arraignment session on January 2, 2024. Mr Christopher and Mr Alexander was also in custody until then.
Mr Simmons and Mr Smith were remanded into custody until tomorrow, when bail applications will be heard.
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