The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said its officers found an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition yesterday, April 13, at Brown’s Town in St Ann.

It added that a man was taken into custody.

The JCF said: “Reports are that, about 10:30PM, investigators on operation intercepted a motor vehicle in a parking lot on Main Street in the parish which was subsequently searched and the weapon – a .45 pistol loaded with five .45 rounds of ammunition – was found.”

The investigation is ongoing, added the JCF, which said the identity of the man nabbed is being withheld pending further investigations.


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By Mills