Sun | Nov 27, 2022

Woman allegedly held with gun in knapsack in St James charged

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 5:34 PM
A nine millimetre pistol with a magazine affixed containing ten 9mm cartridges was found inside the bag, according to the police.

The police on Saturday arrested and charged a woman over the seizure of an illegal gun at an event in Plantation  Heights

She is 19-year-old  Chriselee Thompson, a  cashier of  a Plantation  Heights address, who  has  been charged  with illegal  possession  of  firearm  and  ammunition

The police report that about 8:45 p.m., a joint police-military team carried out an operation at an unpermitted event in the community.  

The team reportedly saw  Thompson with a knapsack on her back acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

She was accosted and the knapsack was searched.

A nine millimetre pistol with a magazine affixed containing ten 9mm cartridges was found inside the bag, according to the police.

She was arrested and subsequently charged.

Her court date is being finalised.

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