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Man allegedly held with gun at checkpoint arrested

Published:Tuesday | August 6, 2019 | 2:20 PM

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.

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