Police have arrested a teacher who they say made a brazen attempt to impersonate a police officer while armed with an illegal firearm and ammunition on Thursday, February 6.
He is 38-year-old Troy Chambers of Killarney Avenue, Kingston 20.
Reports are that about 5:00 p.m., Thursday, Chambers visited the Elletson Road Police Station and introduced himself as a Sergeant of Police. He was in the company of another man, who he claimed he had brought to give a statement to the police. Chambers, who was in possession of a firearm, aroused the suspicion of officers on duty who asked him to produce his police identification card as well as his firearm licence. He could not.
Chambers then admitted to lawmen that he was not a police officer. He was immediately arrested and his illegal firearm, a Glock pistol with 18 rounds of ammunition, was seized.
On the following day, Friday, February 7, investigators visited the home of Chambers about 10:30 a.m., with a search warrant and the following items were seized:
Fifty-eight (58) rounds of ammunition
Thirty-three (33) spent casings
One Glock pistol case
- One firearm licence with the name ‘Carl Samuels’
One magazine pouch
One combat belt
Chambers was charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition as well as Impersonating a Police Officer. He is to appear in the Gun Court on Wednesday, February 12.