Firearm, bullets, car seized in Westmoreland
Not the firearm seized during the operation (Photo: guns.armsrack.com)

An illegal handgun, several rounds of ammunition and a motor car were seized by the Westmoreland police during an operation on the Petersfield main road in the parish on Saturday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force said in a news release.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar police are that about 1:45 am, the team was making checks at a party on the roadway when the actions of one man aroused their suspicion. He was accosted and searched, and law enforcers said that a CZ 9mm pistol fitted with a magazine containing eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was found in a bag that he was carrying.

The police also said that a Toyota Axio motor car which was identified as being driven by the suspect to the party was also searched and seized when a spent shell was found inside the vehicle.

The Savanna-la-Mar police are investigating.

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