4 Wanted Men Detained


The Police are reporting that four wanted men were arrested and two illegal firearms seized during an all-island operation yesterday.

Heading the list of wanted men who’ve been captured is Davian Jarrett, who was wanted in Trelawny for illegal possession of firearm.

In Clarendon, Kemar Smith and Oneil Bartley were detained.

Smith had absconded bail while Bartley had a warrant issued against him in relation to a case stemming from breaches of the Road Traffic Act.

In Manchester, Jason Richards, for whom a warrant had also been issued, was taken into custody.

The police said a homemade handgun and a point-45 Pistol loaded with six rounds of ammunition were seized in St Elizabeth.

Meantime .. the Police say several premises suspected to be the residences of lottery scammers were targeted in Area One.

Nine persons were arrested in Hanover and two in Westmoreland.

According to the Police – also on Thursday, five persons were arrested on suspicion of breaches of the Dangerous Drugs Act and on suspicion of wounding with intent.

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