Belize City police on motor cycle patrol yesterday morning set chase after a male person on a motorcycle who sped off and drove into Faber’s Road into a yard. Police say they saw the man hand over an object that appeared to be a handgun to a man in the yard.
Police conducted a search on the other male person in the yard, identified as 53-year-old Edward Westby, and found a 9 mm. pistol in his pants.
The other male person riding the motorcycle was identified as 18-year-old Malik Stuart. Police have since arrested and charged Malik Stuart for the offence of carrying a Firearm without a Gun License and Carrying Ammunition without a Gun License”. Edward Westby was charged for the crime of “Abetment to Carry Firearm without a Gun License”.