Fifty-six-year-old Anthony Walters, a truck driver and licensed firearm holder of Meadowvale Drive, Gregory Park in St Catherine was arrested and charged  on  Thursday, September 3 for breaching election day laws.

He has been charged for Being Armed with Offensive Weapon within 100 metres of a polling centre.

Reports are that about 9:00 a.m., officers on duty at a polling station in Lauriston community observed Walters with what appeared to be a weapon and quickly intercepted him. 

He was searched and the firearm was found on his person.

 He was taken into custody and the firearm seized