Three illegal weapons, along with sixty rounds of assorted ammunition, were recovered in the Lakes Pen community of Spanish Town, St Catherine, yesterday.
According to reports, at approximately 10:06 am on Thursday, a joint Police/Military mobile patrol team approached four armed men who reportedly opened fire. The patrol team returned fire and the men dispersed.
A subsequent search of the area was conducted and one FR sniper rifle, one Smith & Wesson pistol, one 9mm Browning pistol, one FR sniper rifle magazine, two 9mm magazines, thirtysix 5.56mm live rounds and twenty-four 9mm live rounds were recovered.
Three persons were detained in connection with the find.
The detainees, weapons and ammunition were subsequently taken to the Central Village Police Station for
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