Five arrested in seizure of guns, ammunition

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February 06, 2016

Two firearms and several rounds of ammunition were seized during a joint police-military operation in Shrewsbury, Westmoreland, on Thursday.

Reports are that about 11:25 a.m., premises were searched and the weapons, one Arcus 9mm pistol, one .38 Smith and Wesson pistol and 13 assorted rounds of ammunition were found.

Five persons - four men and one woman- were taken into custody. They are Kavel Hylton, Teswayne Coulstock, Andre Vassell, Dean Vassell and Pimesha Shaw. They are charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and are to appear in the Savanna-la-Mar Resident Magistrate's Court on Friday, February 12.

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