Firearm seized in Westmoreland, one in custody
Seized .38 revolver with six rounds of ammunition.

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica— The Westmoreland Police have seized an illegal firearm at a residence in Nonpariel Road, Negril on Thursday night.

A bar operator, who is said to be the owner of the premises, was taken into custody on reasonable suspicion.

The police report that a search warrant was executed at a one bedroom apartment.

During a search of the room, which was unoccupied at the time, a .38 revolver with no visible serial numbers affixed was found on the bed.

The firearm was checked and found to be loaded with six live rounds.

Investigations are ongoing.

- Kimberley Peddie

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