Illegal gun seized in Spanish Town, two in custody

September 16, 2021

Two men have been arrested in connection with the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition, during a joint police/ military operation in Quarry Hill, Spanish Town in St. Catherine on Wednesday.

Reports from the Spanish Town police are that about 8:40 p.m., cops were conducting an operation in the area when they were alerted to a candle-light session being held.

On their arrival, two men were seen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

They were accosted and searched along with a motor vehicle that was in the vicinity.

During the search, one Astra A70 9mm pistol with a magazine affixed containing five 9mm rounds was found.

The men were arrested however, their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.

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