Two Guns Seized in Two Days

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Two guns and more than twenty rounds of ammunition were seized in two separate incidents over the last two days.

A teenager and a woman are among three persons arrested in relation to the seizures.

In the latest incident, police from Bath, St. Thomas searched a premises at about 9:30 yesterday morning where they found a Glock pistol with 12 rounds hidden in a hole.

The gun and ammunition were seized and the teen taken into custody.

About 12 hours earlier, officers assigned to the Clarendon Police Division seized a firearm and eleven rounds of ammunition in Longville Park in the parish.

Two persons, including a female, were arrested and charged in relation to the incident.

They’re 22-year-old Marlon McCarthy, from the parish and 25-year-old Danielle Mathews, from New Jersey, in the United States of America and New Market Oval, Savannah-la-Mar, Westmoreland.

Reports from the Longville Park Police are that about 10 o’clock Monday night police were in the area when they signalled a car to stop.

It was searched and a gun and eleven rounds were found in the woman’s purse.

Both were arrested and charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

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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.