A 45-year-old St Mary's man was arrested after he was found in possession of a homemade shotgun and a quantity of ammunition on Wednesday.
Officers of the St Mary’s Police Station were on mobile patrol at Saunders Trace, St Mary’s, when they noticed suspicious activity and stopped and searched a white Nissan B-12 motor vehicle. The driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle.
The search resulted in a firearm and a dozen rounds of 12 gauge cartridges being found.
The suspect who lives in the area was arrested in connection with the finds.
Investigations are ongoing.
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