Jamaica Crime News, St Elizabeth: One man was taken into custody in connection with the seizure of several rounds of ammunition in New Market, St Elizabeth, on Monday afternoon, June 4, 2018.
The Black River police have indicated that, the name of the accused is being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the Black River police are that shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Monday, a team of officers attached to the station were conducting Vehicular Spot Checks along a section of the New Market main road.
The lawmen signaled the driver of a Honda CRV motor vehicle to stop and he complied. The lawmen then carried out a search of his person which led to the seizure of six .38 cartridges. A further search of the vehicle led to the seizure of an additional round on the inside.
The accused was taken into custody and is now being questioned. The investigators have pointed out that he will be slapped with criminal charges today.
By Henry Bucknor