Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Cops seize two guns, one man arrested

One man is in police custody after a firearm and several rounds of ammunition were taken from his person on East Street in Greenwich Town, Kingston 13 on Friday, January 3.

Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 11:32 p.m., JDF officers were on patrol in the area when the man was observed acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

He was accosted, searched and one Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol with a magazine containing
nine 9mm rounds of ammunition was taken from his waistband. He was subsequently arrested.

His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

In another incident on Friday the Constant Spring police seized one .38 revolver and three rounds of ammunition on Peanut Lane in Cassava Piece, St. Andrew.

Reports are that about 4:10 a.m., during an operation in the area a premises was searched and the
firearm and ammunition were found in the backyard in a plastic bag. No one was taken into
custody in connection with the seizure

Investigations continue.

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