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UPDATED: High-powered weapons among 15 guns, 4,000 rounds of ammunition seized at Newport West

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 7:43 PM
These photos, released by the Jamaica Constabulary Force, show high-powered weapons among the find at Kingston Wharves.

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is reporting that it has seized 15 guns some of them high-powered weapons along with 4,000 rounds of ammunition at a shipping company in Newport West.

The police say the find was made on Thursday evening.

The JCF, in making the disclosure on Twitter, said one ballistic vest was also seized.

It is not immediately clear whether anyone has been taken into custody in connection with the find.

Photos released by the JCF show at least six high-powered weapons among the find.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The JCF Corporate Communications Unit says the guns and ammunition were found at Newport West and not the Kingston Wharves as previously reported.