By PAVEL BAILEY
Tribune Court Reporter
FIVE men were charged in Magistrate’s Court in connection with a recent seizure of a firearm and ammunition.
Dean Smith, 20, Makaveli Tinker, 23, Dwight Stubbs, 31, Nathaniel Bain, 36, and Moneko Curtis, 30, all stood before Senior Magistrate Derence A Rolle Davis on charges of possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession of ammunition.
On November 13, the men were arrested by authorities after they were found with a black Austria Glock .40 pistol with the serial number erased. At the time of their arrest they were also found with 11 unfired rounds of .40mm ammunition.
While Dean pleaded guilty to the charge his co-accused all pleaded not guilty.
Bail was granted to the defendants at $6,000 each with one surety. The matter was adjourned to December 7 for Smith’s sentencing and determination on the strength of case against the remaining defendants.