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Friday 14 August, 2020

Two held in Maturita with guns, drugs

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Two men are in police custody following the seizure of a loaded firearm and 110 grammes of marijuana. 

The men were detained at about 11am on Wednesday during a police exercise led by officers of the Nothern Division Task Force (Area East). 

The operation was supervised by Supt Edwards, spearheaded by Sgt Mascall, and included Cpl Gentle, PC Brewster, PC Stratchan, and PC Torreys, among others. 

At about 11am, the officers were on mobile patrol and enquiries in Maturita Arima area when they got intelligence which led them to an area which is known for drugs. 

Upon arriving they observed two men standing near the roadway. 

The men were confronted and searched, and the illegal items were found and seized. 

The two suspects were both detained and are expected to appear before an Arima Magistrate today. 

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