Cambridge, Jamaica (Mckoy’s News) – Popular Political Activist Caught with Ak-47 Rifle in Cambridge: A team of investigators attached to the Area One police department are now carrying out investigations into the seizure of an AK-47 Assault Rifle in the parish on Sunday morning.
The police say one man was taken into custody in connection with the seizure. His identification is being with held pending further investigations. He is from Cambridge in St James and is said to be a popular political activist.
Reports are that a team of officers, acting on intelligence, went to a house which is occupied by the accused man at Ducketts Road in Cambridge where they carried out a search.
During a search of the house, the lawmen found an AK-47 assault rifle loaded with several live rounds.
The accused was immediately taken into custody and is expected to be charged shortly with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.
Over recent days, there has been a flare up of violence in Cambridge, including the murder of Dean Clarke last weekend, also of a Ducketts Road address, who is alleged to be an acquaintance of the accused now in custody.