The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said a police constable and a male civilian are in custody following the seizure of two firearms and more than 20 rounds of ammunition.

The items were found allegedly in a vehicle at the intersection of Glenmuir Road and Muirhead Avenue in May Pen, Clarendon, yesterday, July 8.

The JCF said: “Reports from the May Pen Police are that, about 1AM, lawmen were on patrol in the area when a white Toyota Probox was signalled to stop. The driver complied and a search was conducted of the vehicle.

“One Tarus 9 millimetre pistol with a magazine containing nine 9 millimetre cartridges, one 9 millimetre pistol with a magazine containing fourteen 9 millimetre cartridges and two ballistic vests [were found],” the JCF added.

Investigations are continuing.


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By Mills