8 Taken Into Custody Following Firearm Seizure In Harbour View


Eight people have been taken into custody in relation to the seizure of a firearm in Harbour View, St. Andrew.

According to a statement from the Jamaica Defence Force, JDF, this afternoon, a Tarrus 9-millimetre pistol along with 18 rounds of ammunition were seized.

Reports are a joint police/military team was on patrol yesterday in the Bay Shore section of Harbour View when a premises was searched.

One person has been formally arrested following the gun seizure.

A further 7 people were taken to the Elletson Road Police Station for processing.

There has been a flair up of violence in sections of Harbour View over the past week.

The security forces are urging people to call the confidential JDF tip hotline at 8-7-6-8-3-7-8-8-8-8 and provide assistance in ridding their communities of criminals.

William Mitchell is a sports-fanatic turned journalist. He graduated from CARIMAC in 2016. He interned at the Jamaica Gleaner covering sports and joined NNN in 2017. Mitchell covers crime for Nationwide. He’s been to every single zone of special operations across the island.

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