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Olympic cyclist Njisane Phillip has been placed on $300,000 bail after he faced a magistrate on Monday on charges of possession of a gun, four rounds of ammunition, and marijuana.

The items were allegedly found in a pick-up vehicle he was driving on Saturday.

Phillip, 31 of Siparia, who also represented this country at the Commonwealth Games, faced San Fernando magistrate Armina Deonarinesingh on charges of possession of a firearm, four rounds of .9 mm ammunition, and possession of 62.5 grams of marijuana.

He was charged by constable Sankar.

Phillip who was represented by attorney Cedric Neptune was also granted $30,000 cash bail as an alternative to the $300,000 surety bail. He was ordered to surrender his Trinidad and Tobago and United States of America passports and report to the Siparia police station every Wednesday, as conditions of his bail.

See the entire article at: Trinidad Express