Man Arrested in Connection with Firearm and Ammunition Seizure in St Ann

Jamaica Crime News, St Ann: One man was arrested in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and one round of ammunition, during an operation in the parish of St Ann on Friday, April 20.

The police say the name of the accused is being withheld until official criminal charges have been laid against him.

Reports by the Runaway Bay Police are that, shortly after 10:00 a.m. on Friday, the police carried out several operations in and around the Belair Housing Scheme in St Ann.

During the operation, a particular premises occupied by the accused was searched and the illegal firearm, a Taurus .38 pistol along with one live round was seized.

The accused was subsequently taken into custody.


By Henry Bucknor