Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: One man is now in police custody, following the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition on McVicker Lane in Spanish Town, St Catherine, on Friday, November 16.
The name of the accused man is being withheld pending further investigations.
Reports by the Spanish Town police are that about 11:15 a.m. on Friday, a team of officers were on Patrol along McVicker Lane, when they saw the accused acting in a suspicious manner.
On seeing the police approaching, the accused man ran, and he was chased and held.
The lawmen carried out a search of his person and his house and it resulted in the seizure of a Pierto Beresa pistol, fitted with a magazine containing Six .380 rounds, which was discovered hidden underneath a cushion in a settee.