File photo of a 9mm pistol and ammunition.
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Operation Relentless II continues to reap success in Westmoreland, the police have stated.
In a release on Thursday, the police said a Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing seventeen 9mm rounds of ammunition is the latest illegal firearm to be added to the list of seizures since the start of the operation.
A man and his mother have been arrested and charged in connection with the seizure.
o Rasi Hyde, 27, of White Hall, Negril in the parish.
o Annette Plummer, 43, of the same address.
The police said an operation was carried out on Nampriel Road in Negril on Wednesday, September 28 between 8pm and 11:05 pm.
During the operation, the police searched a house that was occupied by the mother and her son, and reportedly found the illegal firearm hidden under a couch.
The two were charged with illegal possession of firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.
Their court date has not yet been finalised.