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Man attempts to conceal firearm in bar, arrested

Sunday, June 23, 2019

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MANCHESTER, JamaicaA man was taken into custody following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition in Good Hope district, Manchester on Saturday, June 22, the police are reporting.

According to the police, a team of officers was conducting operations in the area about 11:00 pm when a man was seen at a bar acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

He was allegedly seen removing a firearm from his waistband and placing it between the cushions on a sofa. He was accosted and the firearm – a Glock pistol with a magazine containing twelve 9mm cartridges retrieved.

His identity is being withheld at this time, the police said.


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