‘Ganja-man' charged with breaches of the firearms act
charged, arrest, arrested

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — Twenty-one-year-old Leon Pulchan, otherwise called ‘Ganja-Man’, a farmer of Cornwall district, Hertford in Westmoreland, is facing several charges following an incident in Cornwall District in the parish on March 1.

Pulchan was arrested and charged with shooting with intent, possession of a prohibited weapon and using a firearm to commit a felony after opening gunfire on a man he had a dispute with.

Reports are that about 10:30 am, the complainant was at home when he and Pulchan had an altercation. Pulchan left and returned shortly after with a firearm and opened gunfire in the direction of the complainant who managed to escape unhurt. Pulchan then fled the scene.

A report was made to the police and an investigation launched.

Pulchan turned himself in to the Savanna-la-Mar police on Friday, May 26 and was charged after a question and answer session.

His court date is being finalised.

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