Pistol, ammunition found hidden under barrel in St Joseph

One pistol and a quantity of ammunition were found by officers of the St. Joseph CID and Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, yesterday.

Officers conducted the exercise around 11:00 am on Thursday, during which they went to London Street, St. Joseph, where they conducted a search of an empty lot of land.

The search resulted in one black plastic bag containing one grey and black Jiminez pistol, loaded with one magazine containing five rounds of 9mm ammunition, being discovered hidden under a discarded barrel.