Thursday 27 February, 2020

Aranguez man held with loaded firearm

An Aranguez man is currently in police custody after being arrested for possession of a firearm and ammo, during an operation in the North Eastern Division on Friday.

Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force executed a search warrant at the suspect’s home, where they discovered a Smith & Wesson pistol loaded with 7 rounds of 9mm ammo.

PC Morang is continuing enquiries into the matter.

In an unrelated incident on Friday, a loaded firearm was discovered by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force in the Malick area.

While on patrol, officers received certain information that led them to conduct a search of bins near a preschool along Seventh Avenue, Malick.

The search resulted in officers finding a Colt Python revolver loaded with 6 rounds of .357mm ammo.

Enquiries are continuing.

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