Police seized a gun and ammunition from a man in a restaurant in Santa Cruz, St Elizabeth and have charged him under the Firearms Act.
The man who has not yet been named has been charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, following the seizure of one 9mm Beretta pistol and nine 9mm rounds of ammunition on Main Street in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth on Friday, March 8.
Reports are that about 2:30 p.m., the police were on an operation when, on their approach in a restaurant, a man aroused their suspicion. The man and his bag were searched. The firearm and several rounds of ammunition were found in the bag. He was subsequently arrested and charged.
His identity is being withheld at this time.