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5 arrested in St James gun, ammo find

Published:Monday | December 4, 2017 | 2:23 PM

Five persons have been taken into custody by the police following the seizure of four firearms – including two high-powered rifles – and over 200 assorted rounds of ammunition in St James.

The seizure was made during an operation in Roehampton district, Anchovy in the parish on Saturday.

Reports are that a team was conducting searches in the community when the weapons and ammunition were found hidden in bushes.

Among the items seized are an AK47 rifle, an Action Arms UZI semi-automatic rifle and One .45 Masterpiece Mac-11 submachine gun.