Man charged for illegal firearm

April 27, 2016

Police yesterday arrested a 19-year-old man after he was reportedly found with a illegal firearm.

Oshane Clarke, otherwise called 'Boy Boy', of Upper Oxford Street, Kingston, was charged after he was found in possession of the gun at William Street, Kingston.

Information reaching The Star is that about 11:05 a.m., a police team was on patrol in the area when Clarke who was acting in a suspicious matter was accosted and searched.

The weapon, a Ruger 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition, was taken from him. He was subsequently taken into custody and later charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

Clarke is to appear before the court later this week. Investigations continue 

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