Two men charged under the Firearms Act
Lawmen assigned to the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch have arrested and charged two men following an incident which occurred in McCook's Pen, St Catherine, last Saturday.
Charged with two counts of illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition are 45-year-old Kevin Johnson, otherwise called 'Prang', auditing clerk; and 44-year-old Mosias Douglas, otherwise called 'Bredda Dawg', taxi operator of Love Lane, McCook's Pen.
Reports are that about 6:30 p.m., an operation was conducted in the area and a premises occupied by Johnson and Douglas was searched and one .22 calibre Carbine rifle and a Smith and Wesson pistol with ten 9mm cartridges were found in their possession. The men were subsequently arrested and charged.
Their court dates are being finalised.