Friday 15 November, 2019

TTPS: Guns, marijuana, bullet proof vests found in anti-crime exercise

During an Operation Strike Back II exercise on Thursday, officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) found several firearms and ammunition in the Diego Martin district.

Between the hours of 1.30 pm and 7 pm, officers conducted a search at North West Drive, Patna Village and Andrew Trace Diego Martin. Several abandoned structures and bushy areas were searched and a quantity of arms and ammunition were discovered and seized.

The items are as follows:  

- One Keltic assault rifle;

- Two AR 15 assault rifles, each fitted with one magazine and 5.56 ammunition;  

- One Hk 9mm pistol;

- One Beretta 9mm pistol each with a magazine and 9mm ammunition;

- One Advance Security bulletproof vest;

- Two ski masks;

- One leg holster; and

- Three kilos of compressed marijuana.

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