Ankle bracelets ordered on men facing gun charges
A court yesterday ordered that two men accused of illegal firearm possession be electronicly monitored with ankle bracelets as a bail condition.
Magistrate Guillimina Archer set bail at$10,000 for Khalil Thompson, who police allegedly found in possession of a 9mm pistol and 10 bullets on February 7. He returns to court on March 9 for the start of his trial.
The trial of Henry Humes begins on March 16. Police allegedly found Humes with a .38 caliber revolver, 20 bullets for the handgun and 10 bullets for a .40 caliber handgun on January 29. Archer set his bail at$15,000.
On Tuesday, Archer convicted Johnny Beaubrin of having an unlicensed 9mm pistol in 2008.
She sentenced him to two years in prison. Beaubrin will serve an additional six months behind bars if he does not pay a$5,000 fine.