Three arrested, charged following gun find

November 30, 2023

Three men were arrested and charged after they were found with two firearms and several rounds of ammunition along Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston on Thursday, November 23.

They are: 29-year-old Nicholas Freeman otherwise called ‘Nicko’, 23-year-old Ryan Morrison otherwise called ‘Alfred’, and 21-year-old Akeem Moore, otherwise called ‘Brown Chops'.

According to the Denham Town Police, about 6:30 a.m., lawmen carried out an operation along Marcus Garvey Drive, Kingston 13 where a blue Toyota Yaris motorcar was searched with the three men abroad.

During the search, a Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing six 9mm cartridges and a .38 revolver containing six .38 cartridges were found inside of the motor car.

All three persons were taken into custody and were charged after a question and answer session on Wednesday, November 29.

They have been charged with possession of a prohibited weapon, unauthorised possession of ammunition, trafficking of prohibited weapon and possession of a prohibited weapon with intent to traffic.

Their court date is not yet finalised.

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