Guns, ammunition found in St James

December 02, 2017

Five persons have been taken into custody following the seizure of four firearms — including two high-powered rifles — and over 200 assorted rounds of ammunition during an operation in Roehampton district, Anchovy in St James.

Reports are that about 6 a.m., a team of officers was conducting searches in the community when the weapons and ammunition were found hidden in bushes. The items seized are:

1. One AK-47 rifle
2. One Action Arms UZI semi-automatic rifle
3. One Super Blackhawk .44 Magnum Revolver
4. One .45 Masterpiece Mac-11 submachine gun
5. Seventy-two .45 rounds
6. Sixty four .38 rounds
7. Thirty eight 7.62 rounds
8. Thirty-one .40 rounds
9. Twenty-five .44 rounds
10. One shotgun cartridge

The identities of those in custody are being withheld at this time. Investigations continue.