Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Taxi operator allegedly held with illegal gun, ammo in St Andrew

A photo of the gun and ammunition allegedly found in the possession of taxi operator Paul Pryce on Friday.

A photo of the gun and ammunition allegedly found in the possession of taxi operator Paul Pryce on Friday.

A man has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following the seizure of a Glock pistol and several rounds of ammunition on Constant Spring Road in St Andrew on Friday.

He has been identified as 45-year-old Paul Pryce, a taxi operator of Deffo Avenue, Kingston 20.

Reports from the Half Way Tree Police are that about 11 am, the detectives were on enquiries in the area when they saw Pryce acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

He was reportedly accosted and searched and the weapon, along with a magazine containing 14 rounds of ammunition, taken from his waistband. He was subsequently charged.

His court date will be finalised later, the police said.

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