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Father and son charged with unlicensed gun possession

A father and son have been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm after police recovered a gun in their crashed pick-up truck following a police chase.

47-year-old George Powell and his son 24-year-old Jordan made their initial court appearance Tuesday 24 January. They’ve been remanded into police custody and are set to re-appear 1 February.

Police say the incident started sometime after 2 a.m. Saturday 21 January when the truck the men were travelling in failed to stop for officers. Police pursued the truck which then slammed into a utility pole on North Sound Road before police found a 45-caliber semi-automatic handgun.

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Tammi Sulliman

Tammi Sulliman

Tammi Sulliman is a Caribbean journalist with more than 15 years in the industry. Her roots steeped in print journalism, she made the transition to television in 2007. A reporter and talk show host in the Cayman Islands, she has focused on political and social issues affecting the community. She took the helm of the news product at Hurley's Media Ltd. as News Director in November, 2015. Ms Sulliman was raised in Trinidad & Tobago and graduated with honours in French Linguistics and Professional Writing from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. She is a proud mother and privileged to call the Cayman Islands home.

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