Bullets recovered after alleged police murder did not match lawmen's weapons

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Bullets recovered after alleged police murder did not match lawmen's weapons

Thursday, December 06, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — None of the four bullets that were recovered in the aftermath of the September 5, 2011 shooting of Andrew Bisson, matched any of the firearms taken from the three policemen who are being tried for his murder.

Detective Corporal Kevin Adams, District Constable Howard Brown and Constable Carl Bucknor are being tried in the Home Circuit Court for Bisson's murder in Hayes, Clarendon.

During the trial today, lead prosecutor Caroline Hay while responding to queries from Justice Bryan Sykes said that two hollow point bullets taken from Bisson's body along with one found underneath a carpet in his house and another found outside did not match any of the Glock pistols that were taken from the three lawmen, including Brown's licensed firearm.

However, she informed the judge that two spent shell casings found on the scene matched Adams and Buckner's service pistol.

Queen Counsel Hay further revealed that the two Glock pistols taken from Adams and Bucknor were returned to service after they were sent to the Government Forensic Laboratory because the case was being treated as a normal fatal shooting.

She was however unclear as to what happened to Brown's personal gun and indicated that it may have been returned to him.

Tanesha Mundle

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