A 24-year-old man is currently detained at the Valencia Police Post (VPP) assisting detectives with their investigations into his alleged possession of a revolver and two rounds of .38 spl ammunition.
The suspect was arrested yesterday by officers of the VPP who responded to a report of a man armed with a firearm in the district.
According to police reports, during a road check exercise during the period 10.35 am and 12.30 pm on November 19th, police received a report of a man armed at Valencia Old Road, Valencia.
Police officers attached to the Valencia Criminal Investigations Department, Special Patrol Unit and Eastern Division Emergency Response Patrol immediately responded, where upon arrival at the corner of Tattoo Trace and Valencia Old Road, they spotted a man matching the description of the suspect.
Police subsequently approached the man who was searched during which they allegedly found the firearm and ammunition.
He was then arrested.
PC Baptiste is leading investigations into the incident.