Two Hanover men charged for illegal possession of firearm

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Two Hanover men charged for illegal possession of firearm

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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HANOVER, Jamaica — Two men have been charged with the offences of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and shooting with intent in separate incidents in Hanover.

In the first incident, detectives assigned to the Hanover Police Division charged 21-year-old Bazino Moodie, otherwise called 'Bududup', of Montpelier in the parish, after a search of his premises and a .38 Smith and Wesson revolver was found in the cellar on Monday, November 10.

The police also charged 27-year-old Oneskins Owens otherwise called 'Tea Bag', of Landtop district in the parish.

Owens has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and wounding with intent for the shooting of a man in the parish onSunday, January 10.

Reports are that about 6:00 pm Owens approached the man and opened gunfire at him. The man managed to escape. The police were alerted and the complainant taken to hospital where he was treated.

Owens is scheduled to appear before the Hanover Parish Court on Thursday, November 21, the police said.

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