Sun | Nov 28, 2021

Westmoreland man held with gun charged

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 4:50 PM
The police say the accused was accosted and searched, during which a nine millimetre Bersa pistol with eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was found.

Detectives in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland have arrested and charged 47-year-old Michael Lawrence with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition.

The police report that about 9:10 p.m. on Friday, a police team was on patrol in Nompriel Road in Negril when they observed Lawrence behaving in a way that aroused their suspicion.

He was accosted and searched, during which a nine millimetre Bersa pistol with eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition was found.

Lawrence was arrested and subsequently charged.

His court date is not yet finalised.

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