Twenty-seven-year-old Paul Barrett otherwise called ‘Reptile’, of Mammee Bay, St. Ann has been charged with Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and Unauthorized Possession of Ammunition following an incident in his community on Friday, October 06.

Reports from the St. Ann Bay Police are that about 1:30 a.m., lawmen were in the area when a premises that was occupied by Barrett was searched. During the search, one .38 revolver and five .38 rounds of ammunition were found in his bedroom. He was subsequently taken into custody. He was charged after he underwent a question-and-answer session in the presence of his attorney.

A court date for him is being finalized.