Monday 14 October, 2019

Firearm seized in Santa Cruz

Police exercises in Santa Cruz on Tuesday resulted in the seizure of a Berretta pistol loaded with seven rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The gun was seized by officers of the North Eastern Division, led by Sgt Quashie and Cpl Ramkissoon, among several others.

Around midday, the officers received intelligence that firearms were being stored at a home along Blackford Street, Santa Cruz and the lawmen went to the area to conduct a search.

In an abandoned house, they found and seized the black and silver weapon.

No one was arrested in connection with the find.

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