Two More Illegal Firearms Seized in St. James

Illegal Guns Seized
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St James, Jamaica (McN) – The Police in St James managed to remove two more illegal firearms from the streets of the parish on the weekend.

Mckoy’s News also learnt that four persons including a teenage boy and a female have been taken into custody in
connection with one of the seizures.

Gun number one found near  a shop

Reports by the Freeport Police are that, about 10:30 pm on Saturday, January 7, 2017  a joint military team was carrying out operations in Somerton community. On reaching a section of the area known as Bullock Heights they came upon a group of men playing dominoes at a shop. A search of the surrounding area yield in the discovery of a Bersa 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol containing 11 live rounds.

No one was arrested.

Gun number two seized from a car

Hours later on Sunday morning about 5:45 am a team of officers were on patrol along Howard Cooke Boulevard when they observe the occupants of a car throwing garbage unto the roadway.

The vehicle was stopped and searched. During the searched a Arzus 9 millimeter pistol with 13 live rounds was discovered in a secret compartment of the vehicle.

All four occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.


Henry Bucknor
Special Investigator

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