Jamaica: Teenage girl jailed for illegal gun

Jamaica: Teenage girl jailed for illegal gun

(JAMAICA STAR) — A female teen was taken into custody by officers assigned to the St. Catherine North Police Division in relation a firearm seizure on Wellington Street, Spanish Town, St. Catherine on Tuesday, February 19.

The police say that a team was on patrol in the area when they saw the teenager who aroused their suspicion.

She was accosted, searched and one Browning 9mm was found in a bag she was carrying.

She has been subsequently taken into custody, however her identity is being withheld pending investigations.

“She was in the company of males. A pistol was taken from her. She was picked up and then others were held subsequently,” Assistant Commissioner of Police Gary Griffiths said.


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