$30m Gun Seizures

ACP Watkis

ACP Watkis

AN ESTIMATED $30 million worth of guns and ammunition have been taken off the streets of Jamaica since the start of the year.

Police data from January 1 to May 24, this year, has shown that 250 firearms and 3,417 rounds of ammunition have been recovered.

And on Thursday of this week, the cops confirmed that another nine guns and more than 1,000 rounds were seized in St Catherine.

A breakdown of the guns confiscated, as indicated by the police statistics, showed that 154 pistols and 37 revolvers were taken off the streets.http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20140531/lead/lead1.html