Jamaica News: Five persons- to include two teenagers are in Police custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition on Mall Road, August Town in St. Andrew on Monday, April 6.
Reports from the August Town Police are that about 8:45 p.m., lawmen were conducting patrols in the area; when they signalled the driver of a Nissan AD Wagon motorcar to stop. The driver complied and the vehicle and its occupants were searched. One Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was found under the front passenger seat of the car. The vehicle and the firearm were subsequently seized.
The identities of the persons taken into custody are being withheld pending further investigations.