ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica— The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has charged Godfrey Martin, otherwise called ‘Rev’, who is said to be the mastermind behind the recent illegal importation of 21 guns into the island.
The weapons were seized in Kingston on March 4, 2022 by members of Jamaica Customs Agency. Eighteen handguns, three rifles and a large cache of ammunition were found.
The 51-year-old businessman from Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth, was charged with conspiracy to illegally import firearm and conspiracy to illegally import ammunition.
According to police reports, Martin was arrested in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on Sunday, August 7 by detectives assigned to the Counter-Terrorism and Organized Crime Branch, following intense investigations, which featured several lines of enquiry.
He is scheduled to appear in the Gun Court on Friday, September 16.