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Man Detained Over Gun And Drugs Find

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

A Freeport man was arrested on Thursday for possession of firearms, ammunition and dangerous drugs, police reported.

According to police, the 26-year-old male was taken into police custody in the area of East Sunrise Highway, where he was searched and allegedly found carrying a black .40 Glock pistol, with six live rounds of .40 ammunition, and a quantity of suspected marijuana.

The man is expected to be formally charged in the Freeport Magistrate’s Court this week.

In other news from police, a man who was struck by a car and killed last week in Eight Mile Rock has been officially identified as Emmanuel Wilson, of Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock.

Wilson was walking and attempted to cross the street when he was struck by a motorist on October 19. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have also released the name of a man who drowned on October 20 as Cephas Wilson, 48, of Pheasant Road, East Sunrise Highway.

And in Abaco, the man murdered on that island on October 23 has been officially identified as Christopher Hield, 25, of Murphy Town, Abaco.

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