UPDATE: Police arrest 8 in St James operationSunday, March 21, 2021
ST JAMES, Jamaica — The police say a total of eight people were arrested during yesterday's targeted operation at Nelly Lane in Glendevon, St James.
Three assault rifles were also seized during the operation including two AK-47 assault rifles and an AR 15 assault rifle along with four Glock magazines — two of which are extended — as well as 21 (7.62) cartridges, 21 (5.56) cartridges, and 33 (9mm) rounds of ammunition.
The operation was carried out between the hours of 4:30 am and 10:00 am and several premises were searched, the police said.
In a release yesterday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said “police across the island continue to work assiduously to rid our nation of illegal firearms and ammunition and to create safer communities for our citizens.”
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