Two men wanted on warrants of extradition in the United States of America were arrested by members of the Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team, Lottery Scam Task Force and the Area One OST in St. James on Tuesday.

Reports are that about 3:00AM, the security forces carried out an operation in Mount Salem in the parish where a premises was searched.

Forty-one-year-old, Damion Clarke, who was wanted in the USA for firearm and drug related charges was apprehended.

He was placed in custody pending an extradition hearing.

The second apprehension occurred about 8:00 a.m., during an operation in Spring Mount in the parish.

Forty-year-old, Damone Oakley, of Point district, St. James who was wanted in the USA for Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud and other Lottery Scamming Activities was arrested and placed in custody pending an extradition hearing.

Investigations are ongoing.