Saturday 24 October, 2020

Man reportedly held with gun after chase in downtown Kingston

The Denham Town police have arrested and charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition following an operation on Oxford Street in downtown Kingston on Monday, October 12.

The accused is 32-year-old Orlando McDermott, otherwise called ‘Lando’, of Upper Rose Lane in downtown Kingston.

Reports are that about 7:10 am, McDermott, upon seeing a police team patrolling the area, ran. A chase ensued and he was apprehended.

He was searched and a Browning Single-Action 9mm pistol with eleven 9mm rounds was reportedly removed from his waistband.

McDermott was arrested and charges were formally laid against him. A date for his appearance in court is being finalised by the police.




Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: