Monday 6 July, 2020

Cops nab man after he tosses bag with drugs, gun

One man was arrested while a pistol, quantities of ammunition and marijuana were seized by officers of the Crime Suppression Unit during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Brazil Village district on Thursday afternoon.

Officers acted on intel and conducted the exercise around 4.45 pm during which they proceeded to Talparo Main Road, Brazil Village, where they observed a man acting suspiciously.

Upon seeing the officers, the man threw a blue bag into nearby bushes and ran off.

The man was apprehended a short distance away and a search of the area resulted in officers finding the bag which contained a Smith and Wesson pistol loaded with two rounds of ammunition and 700 grammes of marijuana.

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