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American pilot arrested, charged for attempting to board flight with ammunition

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

An American pilot was arrested and charged this morning for attempting to take ammunition onboard a flight at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.

Fifty four-year-old Michael Gorham, of Georgia, was charged with illegal possession of ammunition and unlawful attempt to take ammunition onboard an aircraft.

The police's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) says one 9mm Lugar round of ammunition was found in Gorham's luggage during security checks about 8:45 a.m. at the airport.

He is schedule to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday, July 14.