3 firearms found, 2 men arrested

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 | 9:50 AM    

Print this page Email A Friend!

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Three firearms were seized and two men taken into custody during police operations in two parishes yesterday.

Two homemade firearms were found in an open lot in Montego Bay, St James at about 10:00am.

Reports are that lawmen were carrying out an operation in Friendship when the discovery was made.

No one was arrested in the find.

In the second incident, a property was searched in Old Harbour, St Catherine where a double-barrel shotgun was found at about 7:10pm.

Two men were taken into custody in connection with that find.

Their identities are being withheld further investigations.





1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed:

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email:

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

comments powered by Disqus


Did Damion Crawford's defeat in the East Rural St Andrew candidate run-off come as a shock?

View Results »


Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon