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Police seize two firearms, ammo in Kingston

Saturday, May 31, 2014 | 10:33 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – The police have reported that two firearms and several rounds of ammunition were seized in separate incidents in Kingston between Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31.

The first seizure was made about 8:45 pm Friday by the Kingston Central Police, who were on mobile patrol on South Camp Road, Kingston, when they signalled the driver of a Nissan Tiida motorcar to stop. The driver complied and a Ruger pistol with twelve 9mm rounds of ammunition found during a search of the vehicle and a passenger. Both men were taken into custody; however, their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.

In the second incident about 12:25 am, the Denham Town Police were on operation in a section of the community when premises were searched and a .44 Smith and Wesson revolver with one round of ammunition discovered. No one was arrested in connection with this seizure.

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