Sunday 16 February, 2020

Person of interest held, ammunition seized in Morgan's Lane, St Andrew

A man who is said to be a person of interest was apprehended during a joint police/military operation in Morgan's Lane area of Grants Pen, St Andrew on Friday. 

Reports from the Corporate Communication Unit, the police information arm, are that between 5:00 a.m., and 8:00 a.m.,  a joint police/military team searched several houses in the community.

One AK-47 round was seized while a man identified as a person of interest by detectives from the Centre for the Investigation Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) was held. His identity is being withheld.

Twenty-four other persons were also held for processing.

Then, about 3:45 p.m., another operation was conducted in the community. During the search of an abandoned building, twenty-nine 12-gauge cartridges were seized. No one was arrested during that raid.

Investigation continues. 

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