Two assault rifles and nearly one hundred rounds of ammunition were seized this afternoon during a police/military operation in Montego Bay, St. James.
The police seized a Colt M16 rifle and an AK47 rifle in the community of Hollywood in Norwood.
Five suspects were taken into custody.
More than 80 rounds of ammunition, 52 counterfeit US$100 notes and lead sheets containing lottery scam information were also seized.
Assistant Commissioner Clifford Chambers, head of the Area One Headquarters, told Radio Jamaica News that the guns and ammunition were seized during a targeted operation for wanted men and criminal suspects from the "Hugga Lane" gang.
He said several houses were searched during the operation which began about 11:00 a.m.