MONDAY, JAN. 23, 1PM update: A teenager who appeared in court on firearms charges was given bail today.

Dameko Dublin, 18, was charged with possession of a prohibited weapon - a pistol less than 24ins long - and possession of ammunition, a 5.4 cartridge, without a license.

The offences are alleged to have taken place between an unknown date and November 5, 2011.

Mr Dublin, of Pembroke, was arrested early on Saturday morning in Sandys in connection with a gun that was recovered in Devonshire last November. He is the second person charged in relation to the firearm.

Mr Dublin was given $25,000 bail with one surety. He must report to the Hamilton Police Station daily between 9am and 6pm.

The matter was adjourned until February 6.