Jamaica Crime News, Kingston: A 20-year-old waiter was arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm, and several rounds of ammunition along Hagley Park Road, Kingston 11 on Friday, August 32.
Facing charges of Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition is, Romario Guthrie, otherwise called “Cuddy” waiter of Waltham Park Road, also in Kingston.
Reports by the Half Way Tree Police are that about 6:25 p.m. on Friday, a team of officers were carrying out foot patrol along a section of Hagley Park Road when they signaled the driver of a taxi motor car to stop.
The driver complied and a search was carried out of the vehicle and of the occupants. During the search, Guthrie was found in possession of a .40 Firestar pistol which was loaded with Twenty, .40 rounds.
Guthrie was taken into custody and subsequently slapped with charges. He is booked to appear in the Half Way Tree Criminal Court on Friday, September 28.