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58 year-old farmer arrested for illegal gun, ammunition

Published:Saturday | April 20, 2019 | 4:35 PM

A 58-year-old farmer is facing charges of illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

The police say Devon Black, also called ‘Blackie’ was arrested and charged following an operation in Bath district, Westmoreland on Thursday.

The Savanna-la-mar Police report that a 9mm Luger pistol with a magazine containing nine rounds of ammunition was found during a search of an unfinished concrete house occupied by Black.

The police say an undetermined quantity of vegetable matter resembling ganja was also found.

No date has been set for him to appear in court.

Meanwhile the police say one magazine containing three rounds of ammunition and a firearm holster were seized during an operation in Naggo Head, St Catherine on Thursday.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.

The Portmore Police report that the ammunition and firearm holster were found in a bag hidden in a fowl coop to the back of premises located on Rosemary Lane.

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