Jamaica Crime News, St James: A 17-year-old male student who resides in Granville, St James, was arrested in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition in the community on Thursday afternoon of July 5th.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, a team of officers were carrying out patrols at a section of Granville known as Church Lane. On reaching a section of the roadway, they saw the 17-year-old student who started to act in a suspicious manner.
He was accosted and searched and found to be carrying a Taurus 9mm semi-automatic pistol loaded with five live 9mm rounds. The student was taken into custody.