ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 was felt in Antigua and Barbuda and the French island of Martinique Saturday night, but there were no immediate reports of injury of destruction.
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HARRY McLeod, reputed 'ex-lieutenant' of former Tivoli Gardens don Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, was yesterday acquitted of an ammunition charge in the High Court Division of the Gun Court.
McLeod, otherwise called Harry Dog, was freed by Justice Martin Gayle as a result of a number of inconsistencies and omissions that were brought out by attorney Peter Champagnie during the trial that started last week Thursday.
McLeod, 42, was arrested on April 9, 2011 by members of the Mobile Reserve at an Oxford Road apartment in New Kingston and charged with illegal possession of ammunition.
Forty-two assorted rounds of ammunition were reportedly found in the toilet tank in the apartment in which McLeod was found.
He was arrested after the police listed him as a "major person of interest" in relation to crimes committed in the Kingston West Police Division.
The prosecution led evidence during the trial that McLeod had confirmed that he was in charge of the apartment and its sole occupier.
However, the defence said the 42 rounds of ammunitions were planted by one of the police officers involved in the search of the apartment as an earlier search had come up empty.
Even though McLeod is acquitted in this matter, he is still not in the clear. He's to be tried in the Home Circuit Court, along with three other men, this month, for the June 8, 2008 murder of Damion Henry, of Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston.
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