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Gun, ammo seized, man charged

Published:Saturday | June 18, 2016 | 6:00 AM

A team of officers attached to the St Ann Police Division seized one firearm and eight rounds of ammunition in Lime Bottom district, Ocho Rios, St Ann, during an operation on Thursday. One man was arrested and charged.

Reports from the Ocho Rios police are that they were patrolling the area when a man was accosted and searched and the firearm, one .45 pistol with a magazine containing eight .45 rounds of ammunition were found in his possession. He was charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

The name of the man is being withheld pending further investigations by the police. He is scheduled to appear before the St Ann's Bay Parish Court on Tuesday, June 21, the police said.