Jamaica Crime News, Manchester: Three persons who attempted to elude members of a police patrol in Mandeville, Manchester on Wednesday afternoon, were taken into custody after they were later held with an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition.
The names of the three accused are being withheld pending further investigation.
Reports by the Mandeville police are that about 12:30 p.m., on Wednesday, a team of officers was conducting vehicular patrol along Melrose Road in Mandeville when they saw three persons travelling on board a Toyota Corolla motor car, and signaled the driver to stop.
The driver failed to comply and sped away. The police gave chase and intercepted the vehicle along the roadway.
The item was retrieved and found to be a Taurus 9-mm semi-automatic pistol fitted with a magazine containing thirteen live 9-mm rounds.
All three occupants of the vehicle were taken.