Firearm, ammunition seized in Hanover
Crime scene at night with closed handcuffs on the street pavement, police car lights and evidence markers / high contrast image

HANOVER, Jamaica -- Police seized an illegal firearm and eight rounds of ammunition on the Chester Castle main road in Hanover on Wednesday.

Reports from the Lucea Police are that about 2:15 pm, lawmen were on patrol along the main road when they saw a man acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. Upon being approached by the cops, the man ran leaving behind a bag containing one Brazilian .38 Revolver containing five .38 cartridges as well as three additional cartridges.

Investigations are ongoing.

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