Sunday 26 May, 2019

Freeport man held with firearm, ammo

One man was arrested and a firearm and ammunition seized by officers of the San Fernando Criminal Investigations Department, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Debe district on Saturday morning.

Officers responded to a report of explosions at a business place located at SS Erin Road, Debe around 4:10am. Upon arrival, the officers saw a male suspect standing in the parking lot of the establishment.

A search was conducted which resulted in a silver and black pistol loaded with three rounds of 9mm ammunition being discovered hidden in his pants pocket.

The suspect; a 34-year-old man of Freeport was arrested in connection with the

find. Investigations are ongoing.

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