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Gun seized, men arrested

Saturday, August 18, 2012 | 11:10 AM    

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THREE men are now in custody following the seizure of a semi-automatic pistol by the police in Junction, St Elizabeth yesterday.

Reports from the Junction Police are that about 4:00 pm, an off duty officer was at a bar in the community when he observed three men acting suspiciously. Contact was made to the police for assistance and upon their arrival, the three men, along with a grey motor car they were travelling in, were searched. The weapon and a magazine containing seventeen 9 mm rounds were seized.

The men’s identities are being withheld pending further investigations.

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