Several guns and ammunition seized in Spanish Town

February 14, 2020

Three illegal weapons, along with sixty rounds of assorted ammunition, were recovered in the Lakes Pen community of Spanish Town, St Catherine, yesterday. 

According to reports, at approximately 10:06 am on Thursday, a joint Police/Military mobile patrol team approached four armed men who reportedly opened fire. The patrol team returned fire and the men dispersed.

A subsequent search of the area was conducted and one FR sniper rifle, one Smith & Wesson pistol, one 9mm Browning pistol, one FR sniper rifle magazine, two 9mm magazines, thirtysix 5.56mm live rounds and twenty-four 9mm live rounds were recovered.

Three persons were detained in connection with the find.

The detainees, weapons and ammunition were subsequently taken to the Central Village Police Station for
processing.

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