Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Man arrested as gun, ammo found in La Horquetta

Seized by police: A silver and brown .38 revolver and six rounds of .38 ammunition

Seized by police: A silver and brown .38 revolver and six rounds of .38 ammunition

One man was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition by officers of the La Horquetta Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Area East Operational Unit, during an anti-crime exercise conducted yesterday. 

The exercise was spearheaded by Ag Sgt Porter and supervised by Ag Cpl Durity and conducted between 10pm yesterday and 1:30 this morning. 

During the exercise, officers conducted a search at a house at Winston Mulligan Drive, La Horquetta, where they found a silver and brown .38 revolver and six rounds of .38 ammunition under a bed. A 26-year-old suspect was arrested in connection with the find. 

In a separate incident, an 18-year-old from Belmont, was arrested in relation to robbery enquiries. 

WPC Galteau is continuing investigations. 

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