Illegal gun and ammunition seized in Scarlet Hall, Trelawny

smg uzi

SMG Uzi – File photo (not actual gun seized)

As the western end of the parish continues to heat up, the Trelawny police have scored by seizing an SMG Uzi rifle in Scarlett Hall, next door to the current hotspot of Salt Marsh. A 25 year-old woman was shot and killed in Salt Marsh on Friday night. The gun was seized on Saturday.

 

TRELAWNY, Jamaica — A man is now in custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Scarlett Hall, Falmouth, Trelawny on Saturday.

Reports from the Falmouth police are that about 7:00 am, while on patrol, a man aroused their suspicion by dropping an object and running off. He was caught and the object retrieved and found to be a SMG Uzi rifle containing twenty 9mm rounds of ammunition.

He was subsequently arrested.

His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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