Latest Jamaica News, St James (McKoy’s News): Man Held with Illegal Gun – One man was taken into police custody following the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition, at a vehicular spot check in Spring Mount, St James, on Thursday, January 2.
The identity of the accused is being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the police are that about 9:45 pm, a joint military team was carrying out a vehicular spot check along a section of the Pimento Hill main road in Spring Mount, when they signaled the driver of a Toyota Axio motor car to stop.
The driver complied and during a search of the vehicle, the weapon a taurus 9mm pistol, fitted with a magazine containing several rounds of ammunition was seized.
The driver of the vehicle was subsequently taken into custody.
Antonio McKoy – News Reporter