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26-year-old man arrested and charged for firearm, ammo

Published:Friday | April 8, 2016 | 10:37 AM

The police arrested and charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition in St Ann yesterday.

He is 26-year-old Lamar Bish, otherwise called ‘Lammie’, of Middlesex district in St Ann.

According to reports, about 11:30 Thursday morning members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force were on patrol in the area when they observed Bish acting in a manner which aroused their suspicion. 

He was accosted, searched and a 9 millimetre pistol with five 9 millimetre cartridges seized.

Bish is to appear before the St Ann’s Bay Resident Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, April 12.