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Cops seize 4 guns, 34 rounds of ammo in Hanover

Sunday, May 27, 2018

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HANOVER, Jamaica — Police from the Hanover Division this morning seized four firearms, 34 assorted rounds of ammunition and a number of lead sheets after an operation in Land Top, Chestercastle in the parish.


Reports are that about 6:15 am lawmen responded to shots being fired in the area.

On their arrival, a premises was searched and the following items reportedly seized:

- one Glock 40 pistol with a magazine containing five .40 rounds of ammunition;
- one Springfield HS 2000 pistol with a magazine containing six 9mm rounds of ammunition;
- one 9mm pistol with a magazine containing seven 9mm rounds of ammunition;
- one Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol;
- seven. 45 cartridges;
- nine 9mm cartridges;
- a cap with 'Police' written on it;
- three masks and
- 120 lead sheets.


No one was arrested in connection with the seizure and investigations continue.

Meanwhile, the Police High Command said it is 'commending' the members of the Area One Police Division, of which the Hanover Division is a part, for its successes in ridding the streets of illegal weapons.

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