Fisherman arrested on firearm chargesFriday, February 26, 2021
KINGSTON, Jamaica— A Kingston fisherman has been arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm following an incident in his community this morning.
Charged is 41-year-old Christopher Thompson otherwise called 'Chris', of Greenwich Park Road, Kingston 5.
The police said that about 12:15 am, officers were on operation in the area when they approached a man who threw an object onto another premises then ran.
The man was accosted and the object -- a 9mm pistol fitted with a magazine containing six 9mm cartridges retrieved.
Thompson was subsequently charged and his court date is being finalised, the police reported.
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