24-year-old, Oshane Martin, a popular footballer who hails from Sandy Park Road, in Kingston, was arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition, during an operation carried out in the area on Sunday morning, December 2nd.
Reports by the Matilda’s Corner police are that about 3:00 am, on Sunday, a team of officers responded to reports of a loud uproar which was taking place along Sandy Park road.
Upon reaching the location, the officers came upon a group of men standing along the roadway.
Upon seeing the police approaching, one man who was later identified as Martin was seen throwing an object in the ground, while making an attempt to flee the scene.
Martin was accosted, and the object retrieved. It was discovered to be a Sig Sauer 9mm, semi-automatic pistol loaded with seventeen live rounds.
He was taken into custody and subsequently charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.