The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers in Hanover have heightened their operational activities throughout the parish, resulting in the seizure of four firearms and several rounds of ammunition.

It stated that, about 1:10PM yesterday, April 21, a team of officers carried out an operation at the Santoy Cemetery on Church Hill Road, Green Island, in the parish.

It yielded:

  • One Intratec Sub-machine gun
  • One Taurus pistol
  • One mini Taurus pistol
  • One Smith and Wesson pistol
  • Seventy-six 9 millimetre rounds of ammunition

Divisional Commander, Superintendent Sharon Beeput, pictured above, said the operations were part of plans to ensure the safety and security of persons, especially considering that several social events were scheduled to take place during the holiday.

She further stated that an intense investigation is underway to find suspects in relation to the seizure.

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