ST ANDREW, Jamaica — A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with illegal possession of firearm during an operation in Mavis Bank, St Andrew on Friday, the police are reporting.
According to the police, about 9:30 pm lawmen were in the area when they saw the teen standing in the company of a group of men.
They were searched and a chrome Derringer pistol was found in the possession of the teen, the police said.
He was subsequently arrested and charged.
His court date is to be announced at a later date.
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