Female teen charged for illegal gun, ammunition

ST JAMES, Jamaica - Nineteen-year-old Chriselee Thompson, a cashier of Plantation Heights, St James has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident in her community on Saturday, October 1.

Reports from the Montego Bay police are that about 8:45 pm, a joint police/military team carried out an operation at an unpermitted event in the community. The team reportedly saw Thompson with a knapsack on her back acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. She was accosted and the knapsack was searched. A 9-millimetre pistol with a magazine affixed containing ten 9-millimetre cartridges was found inside the bag.

She was arrested and subsequently charged. Her court date is being finalised.

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