Central Village man charged for illegal possession

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Central Village man charged for illegal possession

Monday, October 19, 2020

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A St Catherine man was yesterday charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following a police operation in Central Village in the parish.

He is 30-year-old Andrew Hines.

The police said that about 7:10 am, a team of officers was on operation in the community.

They reported that they observed Hines pull a firearm from his waistband and discarded it as he fled.

The firearm was retrieved and found to be a .38 revolver containing five rounds of ammunition, the police said.

He was subsequently arrested and charged.


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