Cops find gun in bathroom ceiling


December 08, 2017

A gun hidden in a bathroom ceiling was one of three firearms that were seized by cops yesterday.

Between the hours of 4:20 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. yesterday, lawmen from within Area Two, conducted a special operation in Steer Town, St Ann. During the search of a house, one 9mm pistol was found in a bathroom ceiling. One person was taken into custody in relation to this seizure.

Before that, at about 12 a.m., a team of officers was on patrol on Hillcrest Avenue, Strathmore Gardens in St Catherine when they signalled the driver of a vehicle to stop. The driver complied and a search of the vehicle along with its occupants was conducted. Two .380 pistols and one magazine containing three .380 rounds of ammunition were seized. Four men were arrested in connection with this seizure.

The identities of the persons arrested have been withheld pending further investigations.

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