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9mm pistol, ammo seized from man in May Pen

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 12:08 PM

The Clarendon Police on Friday seized a nine-millimetre pistol along with 13 rounds of ammunition in May Pen.

The weapon was seized during a police-military operation on Muir Park Avenue. 

The police say about 8:25 p.m. yesterday, a man, who they perceived to be acting suspiciously, was stopped and searched, and the nine-millimetre Smith and Wesson pistol, along with thirteen rounds of ammunition, taken from him. 

Clarendon has experienced close to 70 murders since the start of the year. There has been an upsurge especially in the south east of the parish.