March 03, 2021–The Negril Police have charged a man and woman following a series of operations in Red Ground, Negril on Tuesday,March 2, in which an illegal handgun and a quantity of ganja were seized.

Thirty-eight-year-old Richard Mosely, otherwise called ‘Tu-Pac’ of Red Ground in Negril, Westmoreland has been charged with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition. Meanwhile, 45-year-old Desrine Campbell, also of Negril, Westmoreland, has been charged with Possession of Ganja and Dealing in Ganja.

Reports from the Negril Police are that about 3:00 p.m., lawmen conducted an operation at a premises in the area.The Police team reportedly entered and saw a man acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. A motor vehicle that was in the yard was searched and the firearm—a Taurus handgun with twelve rounds of ammunition—was found in the glove compartment of the vehicle.

A secondary operation was carried out at another premises occupied by Campbell, where four pounds of ganja were seized. She was arrested and subsequently charged.

The court dates for both persons are being finalized. 

Investigations are ongoing.