Firearm seized in St James, 21-y-o student charged

Latest News

Firearm seized in St James, 21-y-o student charged

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Print this page Email A Friend!

ST JAMES, Jamaica — A man has been charged following the seizure ofa Bersa Thunder 9mm pistol with a magazine containing three 9mm cartridges in Dumfries district, St James on Saturday, November 16, the police have reported.

Charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition is 21-year-old Christopher Daley, a student of West Gate Hills in the parish.

Police reports are that a team was on patrol in the area about 3:15 pm when they saw Daley acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. He allegedly ran on seeing the police, but was caught, searched and the weapon taken from his waistband.

Now you can read the Jamaica Observer ePaper anytime, anywhere. The Jamaica Observer ePaper is available to you at home or at work, and is the same edition as the printed copy available at




1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus



Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon