Cabbie arrested in gun seizure

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May 13, 2016

A St James taxi operator has been arrested in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and ammunition in Montego Hills in the parish on Wednesday.

Reports from the Montego Hills police are that about 12:30 p.m., a police team was on patrol when they accosted a man. The man, however, fled and discarded an object while running. He was subsequently held. When the object was retrieved, it was found to be an Arcus 9mm pistol loaded with six 9mm rounds.

He is to be interviewed in the presence of his attorney after which it is expected that formal charges will be laid.

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