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Haitian Police Rifle Found In St Elizabeth, Jamaica

By on July 1, 2017

Cops seize rifle with Haitian registration, telescope in Coshens St Elizabeth

Two St Catherine residents a male and a female have been taken into custody following the seizure of a high powered rifle,several assorted rounds and a telescope during a police operation in St Elizabeth.

At about 3:30 pm Wednesday Afternoon members of the Narcotics Division were carrying out an operation in Coshens, St Elizabeth when they signal Vehicle a to stop.

The vehicle was searched and a Galil Ace high powered rifle, a telescope and quantity of assorted rounds were found.

The occupants of the vehicle were taken into custody.

Earlier this month, a similar gun belonging to the Haitian national police was recovered in the east Kingston community of Rockfort.

It would be the second Galil assault rifle sourced from Haiti to be recovered in Jamaica over the last few weeks.