Westmoreland, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Gun and Ammunition Seizure: An illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition were seized by the police at a yard where a wake was held in the parish of Westmoreland on Saturday.
Reports by the Little London police are that about 6:15 a.m. on Saturday, December 16, 2017, a team of officers attached to the Little London police station were on patrol at a section of the area known as Moreland Hill. The lawmen drove to a yard where the wake was being held and saw two men walking on the roadway.
On seeing the police, the men ran and during their attempt to escape one of them fell to the ground. He then got up and they both fled the scene and escaped into nearby bushes. A search was carried out where the man fell and the police recovered a Heckle and Kotch 9mm semi-automatic pistol containing 16 live 9mm rounds.