Man discards firearm on seeing cops, arrestedTuesday, June 08, 2021
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The police arrested a man in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm during an operation in Garveymeade, Bridgeport in St Catherine on Tuesday, June 8.
His identity is being withheld at this time but reports are that an intelligence led operation was carried out in the community about 1:00 pm when, upon seeing the police, the man pulled an object from his waistband and threw it.
He was reportedly accosted and the object, a Bursa Thunder 9mm pistol with a magazine containing thirteen 9mm cartridges, retrieved.
The police said he was subsequently taken into custody.
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