Three teens held with homemade guns
Three teenagers have been arrested and charged, after two illegal guns and a machete were allegedly discovered in their possession along the Mint main road in Grange Hill, Westmoreland on Saturday.
Charged with illegal possession of firearm are 19-year-old Tyrone Cardwell and a 17-year-old juvenile, both of Mint Road, Grange Hill, in the parish, while 18-year-old Mario Smith also of Mint Road was charged with being in possession of an offensive weapon.
Reports are that shortly after 3 p.m., a police team was on patrol in the area when the three males were seen acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion.
They were accosted and searched when two homemade firearms and a machete were taken from them.
They were subsequently arrested and charged.
Their court dates are being finalised.
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