Three men are in custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition on Brighton Avenue, Kingston 11 on Wednesday, October 26.
Reports from the Hunts Bay Police are that about 10:20 a.m., lawmen were conducting a vehicular checkpoint operation on Olympic Way in the parish when a Honda Civic motorcar was observed diverting upon seeing the Police. The car was intercepted and searched along with its occupants and one Taurus 9mm pistol loaded with twelve 9mm rounds of ammunition was found under one of the passenger’s seat.
A further search was conducted and three 9mm rounds of ammunition were found inside the glove compartment of the vehicle. The men were subsequently arrested in relation to the seizure however, their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.