JDF Soldier Caught with Illegal Firearm in Spanish Town 

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: A Jamaica Defence Force soldier who is based in the Zone of Special Operation regiment in Mount Salem, St James, was arrested by the Spanish Town police after he was caught with an illegal firearm, and several rounds of ammunition, along Crescent District, in Spanish Town, St Catherine on Saturday, October 6.

The accused has been identified as a 26-year-old Private, who also resides at Crescent District.

Reports by the Spanish Town police are that about 9:15 p.m. on Saturday night,  a team of officers were carrying out patrols duties along sections of Crescent district when they saw two men involved in a dispute.

The officers stopped and intervened, and noticed one of the men had a firearm in his waistband.

Upon inquiring if he was a police officer, they learned that he was a member of the Jamaica Defence Force.

Further investigations revealed that the weapon,  a 9mm semi-automatic pistol, serial number S/N G23151, which was loaded with a magazine containing twelve live 9mm rounds, was illegal.

A further search of the soldier’s vehicle revealed an additional nine  9mm rounds.

He was taken into custody and transported to the Spanish Town lock up.

Our news team also learned that, in his defense, the soldier informed the officers that he had found the illegal weapon along Logan’s Lane in Linstead, St Catherine, while he was on duties between 2015-2016.

Send us your feedback, news items, community sports or events, real life stories, Dear McKoy, photos and/or videos to WhatsApp 1-876-353-1389 Or Email [email protected]

Great Ads Deal – Advertise With Us

2020 Break out artist on the rise

Related Posts

Recent Posts

2020 Break out artist on the rise