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Firearm and ammunition seized in Old Harbour Bay

Sunday, January 13, 2013 | 8:14 AM    

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POLICE personnel from the Flying Squad seized an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition and arrested a man on McCleod Close in Old Harbour Bay, St Catherine yesterday.

Reports are that between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m., the officers were on an operation in the area when upon searching a building, the weapon, a M1 Garand Rifle, six 0.3 rounds, and one 0.4 round, were seized.

The identity of the man is being withheld pending further investigations.

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