Jamaica Crime News, Manchester: One man was taken into custody by the police in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition, in Mandeville on Friday night, August 17.
The name of the accused is been withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the Mandeville police are that about 8:00 p.m. on Friday, a team of officers were carrying out routine patrols in sections of Greenvale community in Mandeville, Manchester.
Upon approaching a bar in the area, they saw a man acting in a suspicious manner. The accused upon seeing the lawmen ran, but the lawmen gave chase and he was held.
A search was carried out of a bag, he was carrying and found to contain a .38 revolver loaded with three .38 cartridges.
The accused was arrested and the illegal weapon seized.