Gun found in Linstead | man, woman arrested

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said two persons have been taken into custody in relation to a firearm and several rounds of ammunition found at Orangefield, Linstead, St Catherine.

The JCF said the seizures were made at a premises during an operation between 1:45am yesterday and 6 o’clock this morning, July 26.

“During the search, a Glock 9 millimetre pistol, three magazines and 77 9 millimetre rounds of ammunition were seized,” the JCF said.

“A man and a woman, who were at the premises at the time, were subsequently taken into custody. However, their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.”

Linstead is among communities in the St Catherine North Police Division that are under a state of public emergency.

Featured image: Example of a Glock 9 millimetre; not the actual gun found.


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