Female Caught With Illegal Firearm and Ganja at PNP Meeting in Trelawny to Appear In Court This Tuesday


Jamaica Crime News: Detectives attached to the Falmouth CIB Department have now confirmed that the female who was arrested and charged on Sunday June 17th, in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm, and a quantity of ganja at a People’s National Party meeting which was being held at the Falmouth All Age School, will be appearing in the Western Regional Gun Court on Tuesday June 26th.

The accused woman has been identified as Shashana Campbell, 33 year old, unemployed of Hague Settlement also in the parish.

It is reported that, on Sunday, a team of officers were on Patrol in Falmouth area when they went to a People’s National Party political meeting which was being held at the Falmouth All Age School in Trelawny.

Upon reaching the location they saw Campbell who was about to enter the meeting and demanded a search of her handbag.

Campbell quickly handed the handbag to one of the police officers and ran.  The police gave chase and Campbell was held and brought back to the location.

The bag was searched in her presence and found to contain a .9mm semi-automatic pistol with a magazine containing 10 live rounds. A parcel which contained ganja was also found in her handbag.

The accused woman was questioned in the presence of her lawyer on Tuesday evening and charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.  She was also charged with Possession of and Dealing in Ganja.


By: News Reporter