Lawmen continue their heightened operational activities and yielded results with the seizure of three illegal firearms and over 45 rounds of ammunition across the island in the last 24 hours. Eleven persons were arrested in connection with the seizures.
Operations carried out by detectives within the Westmoreland Division resulted in the seizure of one Browning pistol, 17 rounds of ammunition and the arrest of two females.
In St. Thomas, two men were taken in custody during a stop and search operation. During the operation, the vehicle and occupants were searched, and the police seized one 45 calibre pistol with one round of ammunition.
A Berretta 9mm pistol and 14 rounds of ammunition were seized by Police from the Kingston Central Division. The predawn operation was carried out on Edie Lane in the Division. No one was arrested in connection with the find.
Meanwhile, a joint police-military operation in the Kingston East Division led to the seizure of 15 rounds of ammunition and the arrest of six persons.
The JCF is once again appealing to public to report illegal firearms by calling Crime Stop at 311, Police 119 emergency number or their nearest Police Station.