Friday 27 November, 2020

Gun seized, 4 held as cops intercept car in St Andrew operation

The St Andrew North police have charged four men with the offence of Illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident that occurred at the intersection of Sunrise Crescent and Sunrise Drive, Kingston 19. 

They are  Cheavon West, 19-year-old resident  of Lyndo Road, Kingston 5, Sadesi Johnson otherwise called ‘TJ’, 29-year-old of Sunrise Crescent, Kingston 19, Niccosi McLarty 28-year-old taxi operator of Christopher Drive, Kingston 9 and Nineteen-year-old Rockeem Walker otherwise called ‘Rajay’, of Sunrise Crescent, Kingston 19.

Reports from the Constant Spring Police are that about 4:30 p.m., on August 13, a team of officers was along Sunrise Crescent when a Nissan motor car was observed driving in front of the service vehicle in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

The vehicle was intercepted and the passengers were instructed to exit the vehicle. The passengers were all searched and a brown one-strap bag found to contain one black handle .38 revolver with three (3) .38 cartridges and one 9mm cartridge.

The men were subsequently arrested and charged following an interview on Thursday, August 20. 

Their court dates are being finalized.

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