Gun found in chicken coop

June 14, 2016

The Linstead police in St Catherine are searching for persons connected to an illegal gun that was found inside a chicken coop on Saturday.

THE STAR understands that at about 3 p.m., police personnel were on an operation in Deeside district near Linstead. During a search of the premises, the illegal Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing 16 rounds of 9mm ammunition, was discovered in the coop.

Investigators told THE STAR that no one was held in connection with the find but that there are strong leads in the latest find.

THE STAR was also told that the police have stepped up their fight against crime in the division and the seizure of guns is high on the agenda.

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