Sunday 5 July, 2020

Man held with firearm, ammo following high-speed chase in D’Abadie

A high-speed car chase in the D’Abadie area on Tuesday, resulted in the arrest of a 27-year-old man, for possession of a firearm and ammunition. 


The suspect of Arima was held during an exercise, by officers attached to the La Horquetta/Carapo Crime Patrol Unit, Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Northern Division Task Force (NDTF) and La Horquetta Criminal Investigations Department. 


Led by Cpl. Wellington, of the La Horquetta CID, officers stopped a black Toyota Hilux, with a lone male occupant driving along Steel Mill Road, Carapo. 


During the routine stop, the man sped away and proceeded to drive in a reckless manner as he attempted to evade officers. 


The vehicle was finally intercepted in Santa Monica Gardens, D’Abadie, and the suspect was immediately arrested. 


A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in officers discovering a Beretta pistol, 36 rounds of ammunition, one magazine and an extended magazine clip. 


The suspect was taken to the La Horquetta Police Station, pending charges.

 

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