Police said they seized a magazine containing 12 rounds of ammunition during an operation at Negril Beach Park in Westmoreland yesterday, February 15, adding that a man was arrested and charged in relation to the seizure.
He is 34-year-old Orville Bailey, otherwise called ‘Bravo’, from Temple Hall in St Andrew.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force said: “Reports from the Negril Police are that, about 8:15pm, lawmen were in the area when they saw Bailey and he aroused their suspicion. He was accosted, searched, and one magazine containing twelve 9 millimetre rounds of ammunition was found [allegedly] in his possession.”
Bailey, who is charged with illegal possession of ammunition, is to appear in the Western Regional Gun Court on Friday, February 22.
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