Teakettle Fined for Unlicensed Weapon and Bullets

Updated: December 6, 2016

32-year-old Joseph Montero of Teakettle Village, Cayo District, appeared before Belmopan Magistrate Emerita Anderson and was convicted of one count of possession of an unlicensed firearm and three counts of possession of unlicensed ammunition. He was fined two thousand dollars for the firearm and one thousand five hundred dollars for the ammunition.  If he defaults on payment, he will serve one year in prison.