The men were picked up during an operation on Manchester Road in the parish about 12:30 a.m., when the vehicle they were travelling in was stopped, searched and a Taurus 9mm pistol with 17
rounds of ammunition found.
Charged with ‘Illegal Possession of Firearm and Ammunition’ are 56-year-old Kirk Valentine, 35-year-old Sheldon Smith, 26-year-old Kerron Mitchell, 26-year-old David Dyer and 22-year-old
Oshane Reid, all of Clarendon addresses.
The accused will attend court at a later date.