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American traveller arrested after police seize gun, ammo at Sangster's airport

Published:Wednesday | June 21, 2017 | 2:36 PM

An American man was yesterday arrested and charged after a firearm, two magazines and several rounds of ammunition were reportedly taken from him at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James.

He is 36-year-old Royce Isaac, of Field Hallow Drive, Pearland, Texas.

According to the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), a Beretta PX4 Storm, along with two magazines and 15 9mm cartridges were found in Isaac’s luggage during security checks. 

He was subsequently arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Isaac is to appear in the Western Regional Gun Court tomorrow.