Trinidadian on gun and drug charges

A Trinidadian accused of smuggling an AK-47, a glock pistol and drugs into the island was remanded when he appeared in the District “A” Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Travell Kelson Fox, a 35-year-old technician, of Pipiol Road, Santa Cruz, Trinidad, was not required to plead to possession, trafficking, possession with intent to supply and importation of cannabis and cocaine on September 2.

He was also not required to plead to two counts of possession of a firearm and one count of possession of 59 rounds of ammunition.

Fox was also accused of two counts of importing a firearm into Barbados and not having a licence to do so, and importing 59 rounds of ammunition without having a licence to do so.

He was further charged with entering Barbados by sea except at a port of entry, and arriving and disembarking without the consent of an immigration officer. He was allegedly held at Sandy Beach, Christ Church.

The accused, who was represented by Queen Counsel Michael Lashley and attorney Angella Mitchell-Gittens, will reappear in court on October 6.

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