Casino operator’s loaded firearm alleged to have disappeared during visit to downtown mechanic

The content originally appeared on: Antigua News Room The Police reportedly are investigating the disappearance of a firearmbelonging to a well-known businessman, said to be the operator of a casino.

The man reported that he had lost his Smith and Wesson .38 revolver, alongwith five matching rounds of ammunition, on Sunday, May 19, between 1 p.m.and 2:30 p.m.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) was informed ofthe incident by a constable.   

Allegations are that the 79-year-old man went to his mechanic on St. John’sStreet to have an issue with his vehicle addressed.

While sitting in the driver’sseat, the businessman allegedly removed the firearm from his waist andplaced it on the mat next to his feet. However, after the mechanical work was completed and he arrived home, herealized the firearm was missing.


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