Gun found after Westmoreland dispute; man arrested

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Gun found after Westmoreland dispute; man arrested

Friday, August 23, 2019

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WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police are reporting the arrest of a man yesterday in connection with the seizure of a Parabellum 9mm pistol along with five 9mm rounds of ammunition.

Reports from the Negril police are that a team of officers was on an operation in the area when they were alerted to the transportation centre where a dispute, involving a firearm, was in progress.

The lawmen said on their arrival, the area was searched and the firearm and ammunition found beneath a house in the vicinity.

The identity of the man taken into custody is being withheld pending further investigations.

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