Thursday 20 February, 2020

Shotgun, bulletproof vest, ammo recovered in St James

Following a spike in shootings and homicides in the St James district, Western Division Task Force officers conducted an exercise yesterday in the community which resulted in the seizure of a shotgun, ammunition, and a bullet proof vest. 

The exercise took place between 4pm and 9pm and saw officers go to Aboud Circular off Dundonald Hill, St James. 

Hidden in a drain at the side of the roadway the officers found and seized a Cavim shotgun, eight rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, a magazine for a pistol, and a bullet proof vest. 

At the time of the discovery, persons were not within sufficient proximity and as a result, no arrests were made. 

The exercise was led by Inspector Maraj and Sgt Brisbane, and include assistance from Cpl Khan, Cpl Clement, PC Charles, PC Dennis, PC Laloo, PC Peters, and PC Frith. 

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