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Driver of councilor’s car found with illegal gun.

Published:Thursday | December 27, 2007 | 6:18 PM

The Spanish Town police have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man after he was found with an illegal gun in a car allegedly registered to the JLP councilor for the Gregory Park Division.

Wayne Simpson has been charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. He was reportedly driving the convertible BMW motorcar when the police on Highway 2000 stopped him.

The police were patrolling the highway just after 1 p.m. when they signaled the driver of the motorcar to stop. He was later searched and a Taurus revolver allegedly taken from him.