Thursday 27 February, 2020

Rifle seized at Morne Du Don may be linked to other crimes

Authorities are testing a rifle that was found and seized during a police operation at Morne Du Don last week for possible connection to other crimes.

According to law enforcement officials, the high powered ammunition was found in a Mitsubishi Lancer driven by Bocage resident, Ronnie Montoute.

 Montoute was arrested and formally charged for illegal possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

He was granted bail in the sum of $13,000 or suitable surety.

According to reliable sources, RSLPF officials believe the rifle may have been used in other crimes and is testing the rifle against ballistic evidence found at the scenes of several homicides including one in 2018.

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