Jamaica Crime News, Montego Bay: Our news team has learned that the son of a popular St James businessman was arrested on Friday, August 11, in connection with the seizure of fifty rounds of illegal ammunition, a large sum of cash and items believed to be used in the Lottery Scam at his home in Mount Carey District, St James.
The police say they have not yet released the name of the 32-year-old accused who is not yet charged.
Investigators have reported that during the hours of 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, a joint military team carried out an operation at a section of Mount Carey community in the Anchovy policing area.
During the operation, a house occupied by the accused man was searched and led to the seizure of fifty .38 rounds of ammunition and lead sheets bearing personal information of residents residing overseas.
The lawmen also seized fifty-one, US$100 notes, four $20 US notes, nine Jamaican $5000 notes and five Jamaican $100 notes.
The police also seized laptops and other items which they believed are being used in the infamous lottery scam.
One police source told our news team that the accused is the son of a Montego Bay businessman, who has been in and out of hot water with the local and international authorities over the recent years.
The accused man will be interviewed in the presence of his lawyer this week, followed by which criminal charges will be laid against him.