Police seized two guns and several rounds of ammunition in separate incidents in St Catherine Friday, August 9. One man was arrested and charged.
He is 32-year-old Conroy Tulloch otherwise called ‘Trainer’, of Track Road in the parish.
Reports are that police were carrying out an operation in Gregory Park about 9:30 p.m. when Tulloch was accosted and searched. One Hi-Point 9mm pistol with a magazine containing nine 9mm rounds of ammunition was found in his waistband. He was arrested and charged.
His court date will be announced soon.
In another incident, a team of police officers seized a firearm and two rounds of ammunition during an operation in Quarry Hill, Spanish Town, also in St. Catherine on Friday, August 9.
Reports are that about 3:40 p.m., one Mac 11 sub-machine gun with a magazine containing two .380 cartridges was found in bushes near to a pigpen. No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.