A man is in custody following the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Carawana, Petersfield in Westmoreland.
He is 20-year-old Javon Irving of Petersfield.
Mr. Irving has been charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.
About 8:40 Saturday night the police were on patrol, and on seeing them, Mr. Irving reportedly ran.
He was accosted, searched and a Smith and Wesson pistol with a magazine containing eight rounds of ammunition allegedly taken from his waistband.