Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: A man and a female who is said to be his common-law wife were both taken into custody in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition, which was discovered at their home in St Catherine on Wednesday and Thursday, July 26.
The names of both accused are being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the Linstead police are that between the hours of 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 25 and Thursday, July 26, a team of officers carried out an operation in sections of Linstead known as Orangefield.
During the search of a house at Orange field which is occupied by the couple, the lawmen discovered a Glock 9mm semi-automatic pistol along with two magazines and 77 live 9mm rounds.
Both accused were taken into custody and will now be questioned in the presence of their lawyer before charges are laid against them.