Saturday 28 November, 2020

Woman and boy held for illegal firearm in St Thomas

A locally manufactured firearm and two rounds of ammunition were allegedly seized during a police operation in Spring Gardens, Morant Bay, St Thomas on Tuesday.

Two persons were taken into custody in connection with the seizure.

Reports from the Morant Bay police are that between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and midday, a police team conducted an operation in the Spring Gardens area, during which several premises were searched.

A locally manufactured firearm and two .38 cartridges were reportedly found in a travelling bag inside a dwelling house, resulting in a female and a teenage boy being taken into custody in relation to the seizure.

Their identity of the woman is being withheld, pending further investigations.

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