Police charge St James man following seizure of firearm, ammo

ST JAMES, Jamaica— Lawmen assigned to the St James Police Division arrested and charged 33-year-old Odeon Reid of Gutters, St James, with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident in his community on Saturday, July 2.

Reports are that about 12:00 pm, lawmen, acting on information, searched a premises and during the search, a bag was found containing a pistol with calibre, make, and serial number erased. Twenty-eight 5.56 rounds of ammunition were found in another section of the yard.

Reid was taken into custody where he was charged after a question and answer session.

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