TRELAWNY FISHERMAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING SEIZURE OF M16 RIFLE

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A Trelawny Fisherman has been charged following the seizure of an M16 rifle and several rounds of ammunition during an operation in Scarlett Hall district last week.

The Trelawny Police have charged 39-year-old Courey Brown with Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition.

Reports are that about 5:30 a.m., officers conducted a search at a premises occupied by Brown where one unassembled M16 Colt rifle was found under a bed along with two magazines containing thirty-one 5.56 cartridges.

A further search was carried out at the back of the premises where two bottles were found, one containing ten .40 rounds of ammunition and the other containing twelve .44 rounds of ammunition.