3 firearms, large cache of ammo seized in Gasparillo

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3 firearms, large cache of ammo seized in Gasparillo

A 50-year-old unemployed man was arrested after police found three firearms and a large quantity of ammunition at his residence in Gasparillo.

Police reports indicate that around 4:30 pm on Tuesday 7th February 2023, officers of the Southern Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Southern Division Task Force (SDTF), executed a search warrant for firearms and ammunition at a residence located at Caratal Road, Gasparillo.

When the officers searched the premises they found one Taurus nine-millimentre pistol, one Smith and Wesson SD40 40 calibre pistol, one AMADEO 12-gauge double barrelled shotgun, three magazines, one trigger mechanism, trigger guard and apparent rifle stock, with 52 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition, three rounds of 40 calibre ammunition and two 12-gauge cartridges.

The officers took possession of the firearms and the large cache of ammunition.

The male suspect was arrested by PC Gaffar for Possession of Firearms for Trafficking and Possession of Ammunition, and he was taken to the Gasparillo Police Station, along with the illegal items.
The exercise was supervised by Sgt Teeluck and Ag Cpl Dhuram.

Enquires are continuing.