Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Cops seize sub-machine gun, ammo in Morvant

Police have seized an Uzi sub-machine gun loaded with 16 rounds of ammunition in Morvant.

The weapon was seized by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force with assistance from the Canine Branch.

According to reports, officers went into the Second Caledonia, Morvant community around 7 pm to carry out an operation.

However, upon seeing police, a man dropped a weapon at a house and fled the scene.

Police searched the house and found an Uzi sub-machine gun.

Fourteen rounds of ammunition and an estimated three kilograms of marijuana were also found and seized inside the house.

No arrests were made.

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Sup Phillip with assistance from Sgt Guelmo and Cpl Constantine.

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