Tommy Lee Sparta, the dancehall entertainer is scheduled to return to court on February 3rd he will be answering to illegal gun and ammunition possession charges.
He remained in custody after his case was heard recently in the Gun Court division of the Home Circuit Court. It wasn’t known if his lawyer had tried to secure his bail but what we know is that bail was not granted.
The press and the public were excluded and the case was heard in private with the judge.
The ‘Blessings’ artiste was represented by Tom Queen’s Counsel Tavares Finson and 2 other lawyers.
The deejay, whose given name is Leroy Russell, was travelling in a motor vehicle along Holborn Rd in St Andrew, on December 14 when the vehicle was stopped and searched by members of the JCF Specialised operations unit and a firearm was found in his waistband.
The deejay was charged the following day and he could face up to 5 years in prison for his offenses.