‘Tom Cruise’ arrested after police seize sub-machine gun
ST ANDREW, Jamaica — An 18-year-old has been charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and ammunition after police seized an Uzi sub-machine gun during a search in his community on Sunday, April 02.
He is Tamoy Nelson, otherwise called ‘Tom Cruise’, of Belvedere Road, Duhaney Park in St Andrew.
Reports from the Duhaney Park Police are that about 2:00 pm, an operation was carried out in the community; when Nelson, who was standing on the roadway, was observed acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.
He was searched and the sub-machine gun with a magazine containing two 9mm rounds of ammunition was reportedly found in a bag he was carrying.
He was subsequently arrested and charged.
His court date is being finalised.