Sun | Sep 22, 2019

Firearm and ammunition seized in St James, five arrested

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2019 | 9:09 AM

Five persons were arrested following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition during a police-military operation on Dooney Corner in Salt Spring, St James.

The Montego Bay Police report that about 5:30 Monday morning  a premises was searched and one AK-47 assault rifle along with fifteen 7.6 rounds of ammunition was found in a garbage bag in the backyard.

The five persons were subsequently arrested.

Their identities are being withheld pending further investigations by the police.

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