Friday 5 June, 2020

100 Lane raid off Red Hills Road in St Andrew lands men in trouble

Police from the St Andrew North Division arrested and charged two men under the Firearms Act and Offensive Weapon (Prohibition) Act following a raid on 100 Lane off Red Hills Road in St Andrew on Wednesday, June 5.

Reports from the Constant Spring police are that between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., a raid was conducted at a premises, during which six 9mm cartridges, along with the barrel of an AK-47 rifle, were seized.

Six residents of the premises were taken into custody in connection with the seizure. Four of them were questioned and released, while the other two were charged. 

Charged with illegal possession of ammunition is Michael Brown, while Tyreke Nelson was charged with being armed with an offensive weapon.

Brown is scheduled to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on June 13, and Nelson on June 20.

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