24-y-o charged with illegal possession of firearm
arrests, charged

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A 24-year-old man has been charged with breaches of the Firearms Act after an illegal gun was found in his possession over the weekend.

Charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition is Rickoy Bygrave of South Plum Lane, Kingston 11.

According to the Olympic Gardens Police, lawmen were patrolling the Olympic Gardens community about 10:00 am on Sunday, December 4, when Bygrave was seen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. He was accosted, searched and one Tanfoglio 9mm pistol containing ten 9mm cartridges was removed from his waistband.

Bygrave was subsequently taken into custody where charges were laid against him.

His court date is being finalised.

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