Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: A police officer who is based in St Catherine and another man, were both arrested in connection with the seizure of an assault rifle and a handgun in St Catherine on Tuesday night, October 2.
The names of both accused are being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the St Catherine police are that about 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a team of detectives attached to the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Division, carried out an operation at a section of Myers Lane in Newland, St Catherine.
During the operation, the officer and the other accused were both seen at a premises in the area.
A searched was carried out and an AK-47 assault rifle loaded with fifteen 7.62 rounds and a 9mm Taurus semi-automatic pistol, loaded with fifteen live rounds were seized.
Both men were taken into custody.