Three teens held with homemade guns

September 20, 2021

Three teenagers have been arrested and charged, after two illegal guns and a machete were allegedly discovered in their possession along the Mint main road in Grange Hill, Westmoreland on Saturday.

Charged with illegal possession of firearm are 19-year-old Tyrone Cardwell and a 17-year-old juvenile, both of Mint Road, Grange Hill, in the parish, while 18-year-old Mario Smith also of Mint Road was charged with being in possession of an offensive weapon.

Reports are that shortly after 3 p.m., a police team was on patrol in the area when the three males were seen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.

They were accosted and searched when two homemade firearms and a machete were taken from them.

They were subsequently arrested and charged.

Their court dates are being finalised.

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