Cop among 4 held in operation; illegal gun, 2 ballistic vests seized
A police constable is among four men charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition in Clarendon.
Charged are 26-year-old Chevon Downer, a police officer of Pointy Heights district, Old Harbour, St. Catherine, 43-year-old Bertram Burrell, a truck driver of Burnt Ground district, Hanover, 33-year-old Keflyn Pennant, farmer of Burnt Ground district, Hanover, and 33-year-old Tafari Rass, a tractor operator of Bannister district, Old Harbour, St. Catherine.
Reports from the May Pen Police are that about 1:00 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, lawmen were on patrol when the driver of a Toyota Probox motorcar was signalled to stop at the intersection of Glenmuir Road and Muirhead Avenue in May Pen, Clarendon.
He complied and a search was conducted of the vehicle and one Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing nine 9mm cartridges, another 9mm pistol with a magazine containing fourteen 9mm cartridges and two ballistic vests were seized.
The men are scheduled to appear before the Clarendon Parish Court on Tuesday, July 14.