St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Five Illegal Firearms Seized: Officers attached to the Major Organized Crime Unit, The Anti-Lottery Scam Unit and the Cambridge Police Station, seized five illegal firearms in a joint operation carried out at a section of Ducketts Road in Cambridge, St James, on Thursday morning.
Reports by the police are that the operation started about 3:00 am on Thursday. Searches were carried out at a concrete structured, three-story dwelling house in the community. A search of the dwelling and the surrounding area was carried out which led to the seizure of the illegal weapons.
An M-16 Assault Rifle, two 9 mm semiautomatic pistols and two shot guns. A total of 206 rounds of ammunition were also seized along with 166 Shot Gun rounds and 40 9mm rounds.
Also, several sheets with names of overseas residents, cell phones, laptops and other items associated with the lottery Scam were also seized.
A total of 10 occupants including women and children who were also at the dwelling were also taken into custody and are now being questioned, however, the lawmen indicated that criminal charges will be laid against two of the men.