Montego Bay, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Student Caught Carrying Illegal Gun: The Montego Bay police say they have now laid criminal charges against a 16-yr-old student who resides in Birch Hill area and who was caught in possession of an illegal firearm in the community on Tuesday afternoon.
Reports by the police are that shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, a team of officers were on patrol in a section of the Green Pond area known as Birch Hill. The student was seen coming from a yard but turned back as soon as he saw the police party approaching.
He was chased and accosted and when searched, was found to be carrying a Luger 9 mm semi- automatic pistol loaded with 14 live 9mm rounds.
He was taken into custody and transported to the lockup.