Manchester police seize firearm, ammo from farmer

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MANCHESTER, JamaicaDetectives from the Mandeville Police Station have charged a man following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition along the Royal Flat main road, in the parish yesterday.

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Reports are that about 4:00 pm a vehicle was stopped and searched. During the search a .22 revolver with a magazine containing four .22 cartridges was found.

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The man, Michael Hurst, a farmer of Melrose, Manchester was subsequently charged with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition

He is scheduled to appear before the Manchester Parish Court on Wednesday, May 22

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