Four people arrested during major police operation in Pepper District, St. Elizabeth today

Four people arrested during a major police operation in Pepper District, St. Elizabeth, today.

Two firearms were also seized.

Head of the St. Elizabeth Police, Acting Superintendent Coleridge Minto said the seizures and arrests were made after several premises were searched.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the strongest possible measures will be employed in St. Elizabeth to curb the growing crime problem.

His assurance follows a series of criminal activities in the parish recently.

Speaking with a resident who reported that her business establishment was broken into, Mr. Holness expressed concern about such attacks on hard-working Jamaicans.

While pledging to assist the business woman, Mr. Holness said efforts will be made to stem the crime issue.

Superintendent Minto has also urged residents to help locate criminals.


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