The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers seized an illegal firearm, with a magazine containing fifteen 9 milimetre cartridges, in a house at Dover district in Annotto Bay, St Mary, this morning, July 28.

It added that a man was arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of the HS 2000 nine millimetre pistol.

The 41-year-old accused, Ferrol McCalla, from Dover district has been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

The JCF explained: “Reports from the Area 2 Narcotics Police are that, about 4am, a planned raid was carried out at McCalla’s premises, during which the firearm and ammunition were found on a bed.”

McCalla is to appear before the Port Maria Parish Court on Thursday, August 2. FILE PHOTO.

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By Mills