Illegal gun seized following high-speed chase in Manchester

October 28, 2021

A team of police officers assigned to the Manchester Police Division seized one Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing ten 9mm rounds of ammunition during an operation on Caledonia Road, Mandeville on Wednesday. 

Reports are that about 3:45 p.m., lawmen were in the area on patrol when the driver of a vehicle was signalled to stop.

The driver disobeyed and was chased.

When the vehicle came to a stop the occupants ran from the vehicle into a heavily vegetated area.

The vehicle was searched and the firearm and ammunition found. 

No one was taken into custody. 

Investigations continue.

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