A Smith and Wesson firearm along with forty rounds of ammunition was handed over to the St. James Police last week Friday, under the government’s Gun Amnesty.

Head of Operations for the St. James Police Division Superintendent, Eron Samuels, is appealing to members of the public to take advantage of the amnesty.

Superintendent Eron Samuels, Head of Operations for the St. James Police.

Meanwhile, a citizen brought in 25 shotgun rounds and thirty point-38 rounds along with a telescope to the Corporate Communications Unit of the JCF on Friday.

Last week Thursday a Glock pistol with two magazines was handed over to the Portland Police.

The gun amnesty which took effect on Saturday, November 5 will end on Sunday November 20.

The amnesty allows persons who may be in possession of illegal firearms the opportunity to surrender these weapons to the State, without the fear of prosecution.