St Andrew woodworker charged with attempting to sell firearm

St Andrew woodworker charged with attempting to sell firearm

Saturday, January 23, 2021

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Fifty-year-old Horace Kildare, a woodworker of New River district, Stony Hill, in St Andrew was arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition and attempting to sell a firearm without a licence on Mannings Hill Road in Kingston yesterday.

According to the police, lawmen were on operation when they saw Kildare driving a Toyota Corolla Axio motor car along the roadway. He was signalled to stop and searched.

The police said a 9mm Beretta Parabellum pistol, a 9mm Trabzon Carandai pistol, two magazines and 36 rounds of ammunition were found. The incident occurred around 9:00 am.

Kildare was subsequently arrested and charged.

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