‘Caught Between A Rock & Hard Place’: Police Takes Gun From Man Seen Sleeping On Stone

Reports are that a St James fish vendor, who fell asleep on a stone Monday night is not in custody after the police allegedly took a gun from him.

Reports from the Montego Hills police are that at about 10 p.m., a team of police officers was on patrol in the area when a man was seen sleeping on a stone along the roadway. He was accosted and searched, and the firearm, a 9mm Beretta pistol, with a magazine containing ten 9 mm rounds of ammunition was taken from the jacket he was wearing.

The vendor, Kemar Sawyers, 26, of Nelly Lane in Top Hill, has since been charged with illegal possession of firearm, according to a release from the constabulary’s Corporate Communication Unit.

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