Police seize firearm, ammo during operation in St Catherine, man in custody
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica— A man is in custody after police conducted an operation at his home on Thursday, January 11 and he was reportedly seen attempting to escape with a firearm in his hand when the lawmen gained entry to the premises in Bog Walk, St Catherine.
Reports from the Spanish Town police are that about 7:45 pm, a team of officers conducted an operation at the suspect’s home. The officers then made entry and the man was reportedly seen running into the bathroom with a firearm in his hand.
The police team entered the bathroom and the suspect was seen going through the window. He was accosted and the firearm was retrieved.
The St Catherine North police seized a Beretta 509 semi-automatic pistol with a magazine containing two 9mm cartridges.
The suspect was subsequently taken into custody. However, his identity is being withheld pending further investigations.