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Five men arrested after cops find gun in motorcar

Sunday, March 24, 2019

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ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Five men were taken into police custody on Friday after an illegal firearm was reportedly found in the vehicle in which they were travelling.

The police said the Toyota Probox motorcar was searched during an operation on Settlement Road in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine about 11:00 pm.

According to the constabulary's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), the driver of the vehicle pulled to a stop on their request and during a search of the vehicle, a 9mm pistol with a magazine containing 14 rounds of ammunition was found.

The driver and his four male passengers were taken into custody.

CCU said their identities are being withheld pending further investigation.

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