20-y-o man charged after gun, ammo found in Waterford

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica – A 20-year-old man has been charged after a pistol and several rounds of ammunition were allegedly found in his possession on Chatworth Road in Waterford St Catherine on Monday.

Charged with possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition is 20-year-old Lamari Joseph, recording artiste of Genus Way, Waterford and Dempshire Pen, Spanish Town in the parish.

Reports from the Portmore police are that about 1:30 pm, lawmen were conducting duties with the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) when two men were seen arguing with the JPS staff about disconnecting the illegal connections, which was followed by threats from Joseph.

He was accosted and searched when a Ruger pistol with a magazine containing ten 9mm cartridges were found.

He was subsequently charged after a caution statement was done in the presence of his attorney.

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