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Police seize firearm and ammunition; one man in custody

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police are reporting the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in two separate operationsyesterday, Wednesday, October 16.

In the first incident, the Constant Spring police seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Red Hills, St Andrew.

According to the police, 35-year-old Dennis Hall, otherwise called 'Short man' and 'Goat Milk', of Carr Hill in the parish was taken into custody in connection with the seizure and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that about 11:50 am, a team of officers conducted an operation in the area when a group of men were searched. During the search, a Beretta pistol with a magazine containing twelve rounds of ammunition was seized.

The police said Hall is scheduled to appear before the Corporate Area Gun Court on Thursday, October 31.

In the other incident, three .40 rounds of ammunition were seized by the St James police on Granville Street in St James.

Reports are that about 9:10 am, a team of officers were on an operation in the area when the search of a shop resulted in the ammunition being found. No one was arrested in relation to this seizure.


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