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Police seize Taurus revolver on Port Henderson Road, Portmore

Published:Monday | September 21, 2015 | 9:07 AM

Police attached to the St Catherine South Division yesterday seized a firearm and three rounds of ammunition on Port Henderson Road, Portmore, St Catherine.

The seizure was made just days after the launch of the Get the Guns initiative by the Jamaica Constabulary Force.

The police say they were acting on information when they conducted a snap raid at a premises about 10:30 yesterday morning and a Taurus revolver with ammunition was found.

They say no one was arrested in relation to the seizure.

The Police are encouraging members of the public to call Crime Stop at 311 or 811, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest Police Station to report illegal weapons, wanted persons or suspicious individuals in their communities.

They may also use the Stay Alert App from the Google play store.