A wanted man was captured by the St. Catherine South Police during an operation in Watson Grove, Gregory Park in Portmore, St. Catherine on Friday, June 10.

One Lorcin L380 pistol with a magazine containing seven .380 rounds of ammunition was reportedly found in possession of the wanted man, who was previously charged for Illegal Possession of Firearm in the St. Andrew North Division, along with other offences.

The wanted man has been identified as 24-year-old Javion Lawrence, otherwise called ‘Pawnie’, of Aries Close, Watson Grove, in the parish. Lawrence also reportedly absconded bail.

The operation to arrest Lawrence was conducted about 7:00 p.m. by a team comprised of personnel from the St. Catherine South Division, Specialised Operations Branch and the Metro Quick Response Team. Two other men were also taken into custody during the operation. However, their identities are being withheld pending further investigations.