Teenager arrested with semi-automatic weapon

Teenager arrested with semi-automatic weapon

A teenager is currently in police custody after a semi-automatic weapon was found on his person, law enforcement sources have reported.

According to information obtained by the Times, the eighteen year old male was found with  a TEC-9 gun and an undisclosed quantity of ammunition.

He was arrested shortly after noon Wednesday on Chapel Street, Gros Islet.

 

 

 

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32 Comments

  1. badman
    June 14, 2017 at 8:53 pm Reply

    badman a badman de man should of spray url

    1. Lime Juice
      June 14, 2017 at 8:56 pm Reply

      Police should find you makumere

      1. Anonymous
        June 14, 2017 at 10:09 pm Reply

        ROFL, DWL

  2. Lime Juice
    June 14, 2017 at 8:54 pm Reply

    What di absolute hell? Nah, where and how he got it? This is very alarming

  3. Lime Juice
    June 14, 2017 at 8:57 pm Reply

    How and where? This is very alarming

  4. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 9:09 pm Reply

    It’s time for a very strong message be sent to these tugs this weapon should be no less than 20 years hard labor behind bars and 50 lashes enough is enough no bail should be granted tough penalty

    1. Barbara
      June 16, 2017 at 7:18 am Reply

      I totally agree. But it would be interesting to know how and where he was able to get such a deadly weapon.

  5. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 9:15 pm Reply

    Theonly bad man in Saint lucia is the police…because we need garbage like you out….that’s why you’ll going down young uneducated pampertieras…please clean up the garbage…

  6. 666
    June 14, 2017 at 9:18 pm Reply

    Mandatory prison for having a gun in your possession…we don’t want people with this kind of mentality out there.

  7. Smartute777
    June 14, 2017 at 9:19 pm Reply

    Glad they caught him we have a lot of hit men in the 758. A 3grand sometimes dem mun killing man for too many guns

    1. 666
      June 15, 2017 at 9:00 am Reply

      I think you should be in prison for your English as well.

  8. Box head
    June 14, 2017 at 9:25 pm Reply

    BAD MAN young idiots like you speak loud behind close doors,wait till they put there hands on you.sure you will cry for your mother jackass i know your kind you coward.but just a matter of time before we find you don’t sleep.

  9. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 9:27 pm Reply

    What is this young man doing with such in his possession. ..unless. …he has a motive.

    Is he working for someone? Like wiping man out for his $500…the kind of talk you hear from them. Or is he trying to impress his peers.

    Whatever the reason…he had an illegal firearm. His ass should be jailed. And not for a few years…..for a very long time when he old and Grey. And he can’t get an erection no more. Let him miss out on good life. Those dumb little boys

  10. Box head
    June 14, 2017 at 9:29 pm Reply

    Bad man just wait until we put our hands on you,bet you will be crying for your mother you coward hide behind SNO.

  11. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 9:37 pm Reply

    ….and a lawyer has the guts to defend them badmind yutes! Its time to start arresting them defense attorneys for those red handed ..obvious ….guilty as charged crimes

    1. Good Guy
      June 14, 2017 at 9:48 pm Reply

      How can you deny a person a lawyer isn’t there for only innocent people,they are there for everyone so one can at least get a chance to defend them selves, a lawyer never asked his client if his guilty or not he just use the information given to him to defend his client

  12. jimcocosnow
    June 14, 2017 at 9:48 pm Reply

    chooops jackarse

  13. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 9:49 pm Reply

    smh you lacking my yute

  14. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 10:12 pm Reply

    Sceary

  15. tantotanto
    June 14, 2017 at 10:50 pm Reply

    lol
    you know why gros islet and south , basically everywhere APART from Castries will prosper ? cause Castries alone get attention
    like is us alone that have criminals
    how often will you see officers patrolling these other places as heavily as they do the city
    and the criminals know that
    they’re not dumb
    so they make links with people outside the city to hide their heat
    simple

  16. sharon terrell
    June 14, 2017 at 10:51 pm Reply

    Demons should not be give5any form of representation.They found him with a Tec-9who was about to pay the price.A nother ganster like himself or some innocent people or child.You are proven guilty when found with the evidence.So what is there to deny,or defend,lawyer’s are liars they practice lying the set free criminals all the time how can these judges and lawyer’s set free predators and rapist and Murderers.Lawyers especially these defence lawyer’s how can you’ll take such a task a career in lying,and do it so well like baby stealing candy.Its a way to make monies i know money is the root to all evil.These misfits in society,these crosses that are amongst us have to be put away.Glad they caught this monster in time before damage was done.Derick walcott square 50 strokes and 15 -20 years in prison.Damn predators always lurking around for trouble

  17. Anonymous
    June 14, 2017 at 11:27 pm Reply

    Jail time! How many beds can you buy with the money to buy this weapon?

  18. Undercover
    June 15, 2017 at 2:11 am Reply

    He did not buy this TEC-9 from Amazon.com so he must be interrogated until he discloses the source of his weapon. It will be interesting to find out how many guns are smuggled into the island through the Rodney Bay Marina and its environs.

  19. Hitmanreborn
    June 15, 2017 at 5:45 am Reply

    Oh well!

  20. Vibz
    June 15, 2017 at 7:31 am Reply

    How are these sophisticated guns been smuggled into the country undetected? The police should improve their intelligence in order to eliminate or severely curtail the inflow of illegal firearms. If all law abiding citizens and residents are willing to assist the police in this endeavor, then and only then law enforcement would succeed in arresting this unacceptable high rate of gun violence. Crime is everybody’s business we should not rely only on the police to fight it.

  21. Anonymous
    June 15, 2017 at 7:48 am Reply

    S.Y.A

  22. Anonymous
    June 15, 2017 at 1:10 pm Reply

    In cases like this you will always fine someone to defend those wholiguns it shows that some people just don’t give a shit for others. Every thing wrong that happened someone defending it. Are we getting anywhere…
    Money.. Is what making us what we are.
    Who we are.. And where we are.

  23. Anonymous
    June 15, 2017 at 11:45 pm Reply

    Good job by the police to take custody of this walking piece of (Word deleted).

  24. Anonymous
    June 15, 2017 at 11:50 pm Reply

    Hmmmmmm, gun looks a bit like a plastic replica. See cheap plastic smooth pistol grip and cartoon lettering above the trigger. Even the trigger looks fake.

    1. Calvin
      June 16, 2017 at 1:10 am Reply

      You are partially correct. A portion of the weapon is not actually metalm but rather polycarbonate, a high-tech and non-metallic material with performance specs that exceed metal.

      One does hope that our law enforcement takes this very, very seriously. This isn’t grandpa’s 6-round 38 Special.

      One also hopes that they work carefully with off-shore jurisdictions re intel and serial number if not already filed off. They typically aren’t moved individually, there’s a shipping container or lorry sitting somewhere that would have had more. If it’s from a collection, what’s left (that wasn’t earlier first cherry-picked before even the “sloppy seconds” reaching SLU) will likely also include a selection of rifles, undesirable revolvers, some 9’s and a few gauges.

      The Tec-9 hasn’t been produced for a number of years, and was first popularized on American TV shows as a preferred fashion weapon of choice by younger types involved with gangs and narcotics. Now, it is more of a retro collectors item, given the evolution of firearms technology and evolving preferences for the latest “cool” weapons, such as Sig Sauer and and the latest lightweight polycarbonate hardware.

      One would hope that the enforcement officials also examine it to determine if it was a closed-bolt model or an open-bolt model, the open-bolt model being the preferred model by the bad guys because it’s very easy to convert to full auto.

      This showing up now in SLU might indicate that the seized weapon was part of a collection that was stolen from a private collector in the U.S. or New Yorico.

      Law enforcement really needs to sweat the kid on this and relentlessy, “no mercy, no quarter” with their full unharnessed authority pursue this investigation, hunt down those responsible, and make certain that it is well publicized, both for the peace of mind of our citizens as well as for the nervous travel agents and tourists that Google everything before they make any reservations.

      Aside from its acute lethality in the hands of a trained shooter with a high-cap mag, with it’s small size and it’s kick-back even in semi-auto mode, in the hands of an untrained, unlicensed shooter, most people don’t even hit at what they are shooting at, but rather can’t control the firearm as it discharges, resulting in needless innocent collateral damage.

      For context, this was one of the weapons used by the two “Trenchcoat Mafia” wack-jobs in the mass murder at the high school in Columbine.

      Here are a couple of links to give an idea of this firearm:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TEC-9

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-XhG_b7foE

      The safety of our citizens is paramount.

      The government has a chance with this to show what it’s made of with respect to a public safety agenda for our island and collaborating with off-shore jurisdictions. The opposition has an opportunity to take a bi-partisanm collaborative approach to unite in an issue of concern to all St. Lucians.

      God Bless.

  25. Real
    June 16, 2017 at 12:31 pm Reply

    Those fellas needs to die ok

  26. Anonymous
    June 17, 2017 at 10:12 am Reply

    Jail him life . Now I want to know what his mother has to say since she knows how to gossip and lie on people. She should have taken time for her children. Choops

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