Jamaica News, April 17, 2018 – St Catherine Teenager Caught with Illegal Firearm
Manchester, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – The St Mary police have now laid criminal charges against a 19-year-old teenage boy of a Kingston address, who was caught with an illegal firearm on a passenger bus in St Mary on Saturday, April 16.
Charged with Possession of Illegal Firearm and Ammunition is Jerome McDonald, otherwise called “Pops” of a Palm Grove Court address in Spanish Town.
Reports are that shortly after 9:30 p.m., a team of police officers carried out vehicular spot checks along sections of Castleton main road in the parish, when they signaled a white Toyota Coaster bus to stop.
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The passengers were ordered from the bus and a search carried out of their persons. During the search, McDonald was discovered to be carrying a Taurus 9mm semi-automatic pistol loaded with 13 live 9 mm rounds.
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He was taken into custody and subsequently slapped with charges.