Police arrested and charged a man for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition on North Street, in downtown, Kingston on Saturday.

Reports are that about 6:40 p.m., a team of officers was on patrol in the area when they observed the man acting in a manner that aroused their suspicions.

He was accosted and searched.

The police say a 0.38 Smith and Wesson revolver, loaded with six rounds of ammunition, was taken from his waistband.

A search of a bag he was carrying revealed two more ammunition.

The man’s identity is being withheld pending further investigations.