Police have arrested and jointly charged 45-year-old Corey Cleophus Parris of Shop Hill, St Thomas and 23-year-old Shakir Omari Maycock of 7th Avenue, New Orleans, St Michael with unlawful possession of a firearm and six rounds of ammunition.
Parris was reportedly driving along Sunflower Drive, Cane Garden, St Thomas around 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, in the company of Maycock, when he was stopped by members of the Tactical Response Unit (TRU) of the Royal Barbados Police Force.
A subsequent search of the car revealed the firearm and ammunition for which they were arrested and jointly charged.
Parris also faces additional charges of driving without a valid driver’s licence and having no third party insurance.
The two men appeared before Magistrate Wanda Blair in the Holetown Magistrates’ Court on Friday and were remanded to prison to reappear in the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court on October 24.