Firearm seized during vehicle spot check in St Elizabeth
A pistol

ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica – A firearm and several rounds of ammunition were seized during a vehicle checkpoint operation on Oxford main road in St Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Reports from the Black River police are that about 1:00 pm, lawmen were conducting a spot check in the area when a grey Toyota Corolla was stopped and searched.

A 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eight 9mm rounds of ammunition was removed from the vehicle and the driver taken into custody.

Investigations continue.

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