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Sandhill villager pleads not guilty to firearm offences

Twenty-nine year old Tyrone Davis, a mason of Sandhill, was charged with kept firearm and ammunition without a gun license when he appeared today before Acting Chief Magistrate Patricia Arana. Davis pled not guilty to the charges. Acting Chief Magistrate Arana explained to him that the curt has no jurisdiction to offer him bail because of the nature of the offences. She remanded him into custody until September 30. The incident occurred on August 18. The police reported that they saw Davis walking at mile 31 on Phillip Goldson Highway with a 16 gauge shotgun in his hand. They said when they approached Davis and asked if he had a license for the shotgun he was unable to produce one. The police said they also found six 16 gauge cartridges in the pocket of his pants.