Jamaica Crime News, Kingston: An illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition were seized during an operation carried out at a wake yard by a joint police-military team at a section of Balcombe Drive in Kingston on Saturday, June 16, 2018.
No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 4:30 p.m., the joint team was carrying out an operation in the vicinity of Balcombe Drive, when they came upon a wake yard being held at a premises.
Several patrons at the wake were searched and during the search of the lawn, the police officers stumbled upon the weapon, a .Smith and Wesson 9 mm semi-automatic pistol loaded with nine live rounds was found on the ground.
By News Reporter