Jamaica news, March 2, 2018 – St Ann Illegal Gun Seizure
St Ann, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – On Wednesday (February 28, 2018) night, while a police team was conducting a raid at an event in the Alexandria market, 34-year-old Alexie Thomas of Armadale, St. Ann, was searched and a firearm found in his waist.
The firearm, a Beretta 9mm pistol, and a magazine containing twelve cartridges were taken from Thomas, however, while he was being transported to the police station, he identified Safety Coordinator, Keith Brown as the owner of the firearm.
Both men were taken to the Alexandria Police Station where Mr. Brown tendered a Firearm Licensing Authority card proving ownership.
They were then both charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.
Contributed by Nichola Panton