Suspicious teen on motorcycle arrestedThursday, February 18, 2021
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — A teenager riding a motorcycle was arrested Sunday and charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition after he was reportedly caught with a gun along Sylvester Drive in St Catherine.
He has been identified as 18-year-old Dijoun Lawrence of Shepherd Lane, Red Ground, Old Harbour.
The police said about 1:15 pm, a team was on mobile patrol when Lawrence was spotted riding a motorcycle. The police said his behaviour aroused the suspicion of officers and he was accosted and searched.
A Browning 9mm pistol with a magazine containing seven rounds was taken from a section of his waistband, the police said.
Lawrence was formally charged after his caution statement.
He will appear in court at a later date.
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