Firearm Charges after Motorcycle Chase

Police badge redBelize 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”.

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