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St Ann man charged with firearm offences

Published:Friday | June 17, 2016 | 12:38 PM

A St Ann man has been arrested and charged with firearm offences is to appear in court on Tuesday.

The man, whose name is being withheld pending further investigations was held during a police operation in Lime Bottom district, Ocho Rios.

The police say about 11 o’ clock yesterday morning a team was patrolling the area when the man was accosted and searched.

The police say a point 45 pistol with a magazine containing eight point 45 rounds of ammunition was found in his possession.