Illegal gun, ammo seized at party, one in custody

ST ANDREW, Jamaica - An illegal firearm and ammunition was seized at a party on Mannings Hill Road, St Andrew on Wednesday, August 17.

One man was taken into custody.

Reports are that about 2:30 am, a police team on mobile patrol visited the location in response to loud noise reports. The party was turned off, and the man was seen acting in a manner that aroused the officers' suspicion.

He was accosted and searched.

One Smith and Wesson 9-millimetre pistol with a magazine containing seventeen 9mm rounds was taken from his waistband.

He was later arrested.

The identity of the man is being withheld as the Constant Spring Police continue their investigation.

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