Sunday 15 December, 2019

Student allegedly held with illegal 9mm pistol in St James

File photo

File photo

The St James Police seized a Bersa Thunder 9mm pistol with a magazine containing three 9mm cartridges in Dumfries district in the parish on Saturday, November 16.

A man was arrested and charged in connection with the seizure.

Charged with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition is 21-year-old Christopher Daley, a student of West Gate Hills in the parish.

Reports from the Montego Bay police are that about 3.15 pm, a team of law enforcers was on patrol in the community, when they saw Daley acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

Daley allegedly ran on seeing the police, but was caught and searched and the weapon was reportedly taken from his waistband.

His court date is to be announced soon.

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