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Illegal gun, ammo seized in Cross Roads

Published:Sunday | April 27, 2014 | 12:26 PM

The police yesterday seized a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Cross Roads, St Andrew.



According to the police's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU), the weapon and bullets were seized during an operation by the Cross Roads police yesterday morning about 10:30.



The CCU says the cops had signalled a driver of a Nissan Sunny motorcar to stop. He complied and the occupants of the vehicle were searched. A 9-millimetre pistol with four 9-millimetre rounds of ammunition were taken from a male passenger who was subsequently arrested.



His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.



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