Sun | Aug 19, 2018

Assault rifle recovered in Salt Spring, St James, two men arrested

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 3:11 PM
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Two men were arrested in Salt Spring, St James yesterday following the seizure of an assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition by the police who carried out an operation in the community.

According to reports from the Montego Hills police, about 4 o' clock a joint police-military team was on an operation in a section of the area known as Go Peace Lane when a premises was searched and an M-15 assault rifle along with two magazines and 57 rounds of ammunition were seized. 
             
Following investigations, the men were arrested in connection with the seizure.

Since the start of the year 54 illegal firearms have been seized by the police in St James.  

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