Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ammunition, marijuana found buried beneath banana tree

Over 100 rounds of ammunition and a quantity of marijuana have been discovered by officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Carenage district.

The exercise which took place on March 10, 2019, also included officers of the Western Division Criminal Investigations Department and Canine Unit.

During the exercise, officers carried out a search of a bushy area along Schuller Street and unearthed a black wooden box containing 89 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 25 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition and 275 grammes of marijuana wrapped in clear plastic buried beneath a patch of banana trees.

Acting Corporal Khan of the WDTF is leading enquiries.

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