Licensed firearm holder convicted and fined $7,300 for possession of ‘wrong type’ of ammunition

A Clarke’s Hill businessman was convicted and fined for possession of
ammunition after he pleaded guilty to the offence on Monday, June 3, when he
appeared in the District “B” All Saints Magistrates Court.
Reports are that Maurice Maynard Percival appeared before Magistrate Ngaio
Emanuel and pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of 50 rounds of 9mm
ammunition without having a firearm user’s licence for such ammunition.
Percival, 72, was arrested and charged for the offence, which reportedly
occurred on June 1, at Clarke’s Hill.
Reports say the gas station owner was convicted and fined $7,300, which is to
be paid in three months.
If he fails to pay the money in a timely manner he will spend nine months in
The ammunition allegedly was confiscated and handed over to the Police
A source clarifies that the businessman is a licensed firearm holder; however,
his permit is not for that type of ammunition.