Police constable among four charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition in Clarendon
A police constable is among four men charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition in Clarendon.
Reports from the May Pen Police are that about 1 a.m., on Wednesday, July 8, lawmen were on patrol when the driver of a Toyota Probox motorcar was signaled to stop at the intersection of Glenmuir Road and Muirhead Avenue in May Pen, Clarendon.
He complied and a search was conducted of the vehicle and one taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing nine 9mm cartridges, another 9mm pistol with a magazine containing fourteen 9mm cartridges and two ballistic vests were seized.
Charged following the incident are:
• 26-year-old Chevon Downer, a police officer of Pointy Heights district, Old Harbour, St. Catherine
• 43-year-old Bertram Burrell, a truck driver of Burnt Ground district, Hanover
• 33-year-old Keflyn Pennant, farmer of Burnt Ground district, Hanover
• 33-year-old Tafari Rass, a tractor operator of Bannister district, Old Harbour, St. Catherine.
The men are scheduled to appear before the Clarendon Parish Court on Tuesday, July 14.
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