Man allegedly held with gun at checkpoint arrested
A male passenger in a taxi was today arrested after allegedly being held by members of the security forces with an illegal gun at a checkpoint in the St Andrew South Police Division.
The Hunts Bay Police report that 11:15 a.m., the driver of a taxi was signalled to stop and he complied.
The police say the vehicle and its occupants were searched and a 9mm Ruger pistol with a magazine containing seven 9mm cartridges was taken from the waistband of a male passenger.
He was subsequently arrested.