Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee Charged With Gun Offences

Source (Jamaica Gleaner)

Dancehall entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta has been charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Tommy Lee, whose given name is Leroy Russell, was held in New Kingston on Monday night after a vehicle in which he was traveling was intercepted by members of a police specialized operations unit.

The police say the men in the vehicle were searched and the firearm was found in Russell’s waistband.

He remains in police custody and is to appear in court on January 6, 2021, to answer to the charges.

The police say Tommy Lee is also the subject of other criminal investigations.

Meanwhile, the other men held along with him remain in police custody and are being investigated by the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Unit.