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Firearm and ammunition seized in Kingston 11

Published:Monday | February 15, 2016 | 12:00 AM


More than 55 illegal guns and over 781 assorted rounds of ammunition have been seized by the police since the start of the year.

The latest weapon was seized on the weekend by the South St Andrew police during an operation on Spanish Town Road, Kingston 11.

Reports are that at about 11:45 p.m., lawmen were in the area when they saw a man acting in a suspicious manner. He was accosted and searched and one 9mm Smith and Wesson pistol with a magazine containing five rounds of ammunition was seized.

He was subsequently taken into custody; however, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.