The Central Village Police have arrested and charged a man with illegal possession of firearm and ammunition following an incident that occurred in Windsor Heights, Central Village in St Catherine.
Charged is 27-year-old Warren Williams of Windsor Heights, Central Village in the parish.
The police report that about 2:40 p.m. on Tuesday, a team was on patrol in the community when Williams was seen coming from bushes onto the roadway.
When he was accosted, he reportedly dropped an object to the ground.
It was retrieved and found to be one M16 rifle with a magazine loaded with nine 5.56 rounds.
He was arrested and then charged later the same day.