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Five held as gun seized in Diego Martin

Police seized this 9mm Beretta pistol in Diego Martin.

Police seized this 9mm Beretta pistol in Diego Martin.

Anti-crime exercises have led to the discovery of a loaded 9mm Beretta pistol. 

Based on intelligence received concerning illegal firearms, officers secured warrants to search a house located on St. Lucien Road, Diego Martin. Nothing illegal was found inside the house, but a further search of the surrounding area revealed the gun. 

The loaded beretta pistol was found concealed in a black bag, inside a galvanised shed and stashed under sheets of galvanise. 

Five people have been detained by police in connection with the find. 

The Anti-Crime exercise included officers from MOPS, Western Division Operations, and the Canine Unit. Investigations are continuing. 

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