Motorcyclist held with illegal weapon after high speed chase with cops Loop Jamaica

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A police team from the Specialized Operations Branch in Westmoreland seized one Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing eleven 9mm rounds of ammunition on Three Mile River main road, Savanna-la-mar in the parish on Wednesday.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar Police are that at about 2:29 am, the team was on mobile patrol, when they signaled a man driving a motorcycle to stop. He disobeyed the signal and the lawmen pursued him.

He drove onto premises, where he was seen throwing an object to the ground. The object was retrieved and found to be the firearm. He was arrested and taken into custody.

His identity is being withheld pending further investigations.

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