Bjorn Connery Ebanks, 24, was remanded in custody after appearing in Summary Court on Tuesday for possession of an unlicensed firearm.
Details of the charge describe the gun as a .38 silver Taurus revolver.
A new release from police said Ebanks was arrested following a stop-check in West Bay in the early hours of Saturday, 31 May.
Ebanks’ address is in the Boatswain Bay area of that district.
Acting Magistrate Valdis Foldats remanded Ebanks until Tuesday, 10 June. He is represented by Attorney Nicholas Dixey.