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19-year-old man caught with illegal gun, ammo, arrested and charged

Published:Wednesday | April 27, 2016 | 4:25 PM

A 19-year-old man was yesterday charged after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm on William Street in Kingston.

Charged is Jhaval Oshane Clarke, otherwise called 'Boy Boy' of Upper Oxford Street, Kingston.

The police say about 11:05 a.m., a team of security personnel was on patrol in the area when Clarke was seen acting in a suspicious manner.

He was accosted and searched.

The weapon, a Ruger 9mm pistol with a magazine containing 11 9mm rounds was taken from him.

He was subsequently taken into custody and later charged for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.