Anti-Crime exercises led to the discovery of a loaded 9mm Beretta pistol.
Based on intelligence received concerning illegal firearms, officers executed search warrants at a house located on St. Lucien Road, Diego Martin.
While nothing illegal was found inside the house, a further search of the surrounding area revealed a gun.
The loaded Beretta pistol was found concealed in a black bag, inside a galvanised shed and stashed under sheets of galvanise.
Five persons were detained by police in connection with the find.
Investigations are continuing.