Five persons, including four females, were arrested following the discovery and seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition.
The seizure was made after a police/military operation on Dooney Corner in Salt Spring, St James on Monday, August 19.
Reports from the Montego Bay police are that about 5:30 a.m., a premises was searched and an AK-47 assault rifle, along with fifteen 7.6 rounds of ammunition, were found in a garbage bag in the backyard.
The five persons were subsequently arrested.
Their identities are being withheld, pending further investigations by the police.