Man arrested after attempting to board flight from Jamaica with ammunition

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A man was arrested after attempting to board a flight at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica with fifteen 9mm cartridges.

Charged with unauthorized possession of ammunition is Scarheem Luchie.

He is a 42-year-old carpenter of Fort Lauderdale in the United States of America, and Portland Cottage in Clarendon.

According to police reports, at about 7 am, on April 28, Luchie checked in to board an outgoing Inter-Caribbean flight.

However, according to the police, anomalies were discovered in a bag that he claimed to be carrying. After conducting a secondary search, a magazine containing the 15 cartridges was discovered.

Luchie was subsequently arrested and charged.

His court date has not yet been finalized.

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