Two men arrested in Spanish Town gun find

Two men arrested in Spanish Town gun find

Thursday, July 09, 2020

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— Two men have been arrested in connection with Monday's seizure of a Keltec P-11 pistol with a magazine containing nine 9mm rounds of ammunition, along Waverly Avenue, Spanish Town in St Catherine.

The police said about 11:30 pm, officers went in search of a group of men who stole an iphone.

The phone was tracked to a premises that was occupied by two men. A search was conducted and the firearm was reportedly found under a stone in the yard.

The two men that occupied the premises were arrested and charged following a question and answer session in the presence of their attorney.

The men have been identified as 29-year-old Ashando Kirkpatrick of Marcus Way, Bayfarm Villa, Kingston 11 and 31-year-old labourer Sheldon Smith of 11 Lansdale Avenue, Kingston 10.

Their court date is being finalised.

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