A Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) soldier was among ten persons charged under the Disaster Risk Management Act in the eastern Jamaica parish of St. Thomas on the weekend.
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A firearm and ammunitions were also recovered during the operation at an illegal party.
According to police reports, about 9:45pm Friday, the police responded to a report of an illegal party in progress in Norris, Yallahs. They reportedly found close to a hundred people gathered at the dance venue.
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On the arrival of the police, the patrons attempted to flee, but the soldier – 25-year old Ramario Mills – who was identified as the promoter of the event, and nine patrons were apprehended.
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All were charged for breaches of the Disaster Risk Management Act and the Noise Abatement act.
A search of the area was conducted and a revolver with four live rounds was recovered from the root of a tree.
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No one was charged in relation to the seizure