Hanover, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Kingston Man Arrested: A 21-year-old man who hails from August Town in Kingston but resides in Green Island Hanover was arrested and charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition by the Green Island police after he was caught carrying an illegal gun on Wednesday afternoon, May 31, 2017.
Investigators pointed out that, the name of the accused man is being withheld, as he will be facing a series of identification parades.
Reports by the Green Island police are that, about 5:30 pm on Wednesday, a team of police officers and JDF Soldiers was carrying out a joint military operation in sections of Grange district in Green Island when they saw the accused travelling on a green motorcycle.
He was signaled to stop and was seen carrying a black bag.
The bag was searched and found to contain a Taurus.38 semi pistol with serial numbers MB 103215 containing 4 live rounds.
He was subsequently arrested and slapped with charges.