Man reportedly held with gun after chase in downtown Kingston
Created : 13 October 2020
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.
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