The police are reporting that a team of officers arrested and charged a JDF soldier, 26-year-old Orane Samuels and seized a  9MM Pistol S/N G23151 with a magazine and twelve (12) 9mm cartridges.


Officers reported that they were conducting routine enquires and patrol in the Crescent district area of St Catherine when Samuels was spotted acting suspiciously. 
He was stopped and searched and the weapon taken from his waistband.

According to the police, their investigations have revealed that the Soldier has been in possession of the weapon since the period between 2015 and 2016, as he claimed to have found it at Logan Lane in Linstead during that time.
The Military was informed.