Police in St. Ann arrested and charged a man with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition during an operation in Mansfield Green, Ocho Rios, yesterday.

Charged is 36-year-old Nicholas Williams otherwise called ‘Pampers’, a shoemaker of Fern Grove, Ocho Rios, St. Ann.

Reports from the Ocho Rios Police are about midnight, lawmen were on operation in the area when they saw Williams, whose actions aroused their suspicion.

He was accosted, searched and 1.38 Smith and Wesson revolver along with five assorted rounds of ammunition were taken from his waistband.

He was subsequently arrested and charged. His court date is to be announced at a later date.