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Jul 31, 2013

Santana Resident Remanded for Homemade Shotgun

Walter Logan

Fifty-three year old Walter Logan, a resident of Santana Village, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being caught with a homemade shotgun on Saturday.  Shortly after four o’clock that evening, police visited the village where a search of the area where he was standing yielded a crude firearm made of galvanized piping.  Upon searching his person Logan was found in possession of three, twelve-gauge cartridges, as well as one in the chamber of the weapon.  He was subsequently escorted to the Ladyville Police Station where he was detained and charged.  In court on Tuesday evening, Logan appeared before Magistrate Leslie Hamilton where he was read four criminal offenses, including kept prohibited firearm, as well as two counts of kept ammunitions without a gun license.

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