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Negril security guard arrested over illegal gun seizure

Published:Monday | May 27, 2024 | 1:40 PM

The Negril police in Westmoreland have arrested a security guard in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm at a tourist resort early Monday morning

The guard has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a prohibited weapon and unauthorised possession of ammunition.

The seizure was made about 2:30 a.m., during a police operation at the location. 

One nine-millimetre pistol with a magazine containing 6 nine-millimetre cartridges. 

The 51-year-old security guard was taken into custody. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

- Rasbert Turner 

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