The Stony Hill Police have charged two men with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition following the seizure of a firearm in Airy Castle, St. Andrew on Sunday, June 27.

Charged are:

·         27-year-old Okeem Brown otherwise called ‘Bones’, a warehouse assistant, and

·     21-year-old Quacine Dennie otherwise called ‘Trey’, both of Airy Castle Road in Stony Hill, St. Andrew.

Reports are that about 5:30 p.m., a group of men ran on seeing the police. One of the men threw a bag. The police accosted Brown and Dennie and searched the area, where they found one 9mm Browning pistol with a magazine containing five cartridges, inside the bag.

Their court date is being finalised.