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Firearm and ammunition seized in St Catherine

Published:Thursday | August 11, 2022 | 3:54 PM
Four persons – three men and a woman – were arrested in relation to the seizure.

One Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine fitted with fourteen 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized by the police during a vehicular check point on the South Borough main road in St Catherine today.

Reports from the Greater Portmore Police are that about 1:00 p.m., lawmen were on patrol in the area when they signalled the driver of a Nissan Bluebird Sylphy motorcar to stop and he complied.

The vehicle and its occupants were searched and the weapon found.

Four persons – three men and a woman – were arrested in relation to the seizure.

Their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.

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