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18 guns, ammunition and drugs seized in Portland bust

Published:Tuesday | July 2, 2013 | 6:27 PM

The police are reporting that 18 illegal guns, more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition and a large quantity of drugs were seized in Buff Bay Portland this afternoon.

The police say the seizure was made with the assistance of the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) Coast Guard.

According to the police, the items were seized about midday during an operation which began last night.

The police say they stopped and searched the occupants and a motor vehicle that and found the illegal items:


•10 Pistols

•5 Revolvers

•2 Shotguns

•1 Intra-tech sub-machine gun

•1279 assorted rounds of ammunition

Six men, including the alleged mastermind, have been arrested in connection with the seizure.

Their names are however been withheld pending further investigations.


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