St Andrew man in custody following seizure of firearm, ammo at wake
PORTLAND, Jamaica— A St Andrew man who was searched by the police and reportedly found in possession of a firearm and ammunition at a wake in Top Road, Port Antonio in Portland has been arrested and charged.
Charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition is 47-year-old Julian Williams of Burnt Side Valley, St Andrew.
Reports are that about 3:00 am Saturday, lawmen were on operation in the area when they saw Williams at a wake.
The police said Williams’ actions aroused their suspicion, so he was accosted and searched. During the search, one Browning 9mm pistol with a magazine containing one round of ammunition was reportedly found in his possession.
He was subsequently taken into custody and was charged with the offences after he underwent a question-and-answer session in the presence of his attorney.