American pilot arrested for trying to board plane in Jamaica with bullets

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An American pilot was arrested and charged Sunday morning for attempting to take ammunition onboard a flight at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston.

Fifty four-year-old Michael Gorham, of Georgia, was charged with illegal possession of ammunition and unlawful attempt to take ammunition onboard an aircraft.

The police's Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) says one 9mm Lugar round of ammunition was found in Gorham's luggage during security checks about 8:45 a.m. at the airport.

He is scheduled to appear before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday, July 14.