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Assault rifle, pistol seized in St James

Friday, January 18, 2019

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AN assault rifle was one of two firearms seized by the St James police during an operation in Rose Mount, St James on Wednesday, the constabulary's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) reported yesterday.

Several assorted rounds of ammunition were also seized, said a CCU release.

The Mount Salem police reported that about 6:45 pm a team of officers was on an operation in the community when they searched a premises. During the search, one AK 47 assault rifle, a Glock pistol and 10 assorted rounds of ammunition were seized.

One man was taken into custody, however, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.


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