Westmoreland man arrested on firearm, ammunition charges

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.


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