Cops find gun in unoccupied St James house

October 23, 2020

Police in St. James have seized one firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Ban Lane, Paradise, Norwood in St. James on Thursday, October 22. 

Reports from the Montego Hills police are that between the hours of 2:50 p.m. and 3:40 p.m., a team of officers conducted an operation in the mentioned area where an unoccupied house was searched.

During the search, a Gunsmoke Enterprise M15 rifle and fifteen rounds of ammunition, and a mixture of 5.56 and .223, were found buried in the ground at the rear of the premises wrapped in a clear plastic bag.

The firearm and ammunition were seized.

No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Investigations continue.

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