Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons today remanded a 30-year-old St George’s man in custody, after he denied possessing a semiautomatic weapon with several rounds of ammunition during the post Cup Match holiday motorcade.
Jaron Roberts, 30, entered not guilty pleas to four counts this morning, including possession of a Kel-Tec .380 Auto P-3AT firearm on July 31 this year.
He further denied possessing three rounds of 9 millimetre ammunition without a license, possession of a firearm in a public place and violently resisting arrest.
The incident occurred on Wellington Slip Road in St George’s during the Somerset Cricket Club’s celebratory motorcade.
The matter is due to go back to the Supreme Court later this month. In the interim, Roberts will be remain in custody at Bermuda’s maximum security prison.