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Illegal firearm, 15 rounds of ammunition seized in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew

Published:Tuesday | April 2, 2019 | 10:02 AM

The security forces on Friday recovered one illegal firearm with 15 live rounds during a search of a property in Olympic Gardens, St Andrew.

The incident occurred during a mobile patrol of the area at 11:09 pm.

The mobile patrol team stopped at a street party where a number of men were seen acting suspiciously.

The area and the men were searched and a black plastic bag was found with the one Smith & Wesson 9 mm pistol along with 15 .40 mm rounds and one magazine.

The weapon, magazine and ammunition were taken to the Seaview Gardens Police Station for processing.

No one was detained in connection with the findings.

The security forces continue to urge persons to call the confidential JDF tip hotline at (876) 837-8888 and provide assistance in ridding criminals from their communities.   

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