A taxi operator of Santa Cruz Road, Albion Heights, St. Thomas was arrested on Thursday (February 11) after an illegal gun was found in his possession.
Charged is 39-year-old Satchmore White.
Reports from the Elleston Road Police are that about 11:35 a.m., White was driving a white Nissan AD Wagon motorcar along Langston road when he was signalled to stop by the Police.
He disobeyed the Police signal and sped off. The police gave chased and White was nabbed.
A search was conducted of the motor vehicle and one 9mm Taurus pistol containing a magazine with thirteen 9mm rounds and a box containing twenty-five 9mm rounds were found underneath a mat under the driver’s seat.
He was subsequently arrested and charged.