Gun, ammo and narcotics seized in South

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Gun, ammo and narcotics seized in South

Several persons were arrested and a firearm and quantities of ammunition and narcotics seized during anti-crime exercises conducted in the Southern Division yesterday.

Officers conducted an exercise around 2:30 am, on Sunday 18th September, 2022, in the Claxton Bay district, during which they arrested a 22-year-old man after he was found with a Smith and Wesson pistol loaded with a magazine containing 11 rounds of ammunition.

Meanwhile, in the La Romaine district, officers of the Southern Division Task Force and Canine Branch conducted an exercise between 3 pm and 8 pm yesterday, which resulted in a 32-year-old man being held for possession of a quantity of marijuana.

During the period 12:30 am and 5 am, officers paid special emphasis to several bars in the Division, where criminal activities are prevalent and held five persons for varying offences including use of obscene language, resisting arrest and wearing camouflage clothing.

Investigations are ongoing into all these matters.

Finally, a La Brea man appeared before a San Fernando Magistrate on Wednesday 14th September, 2022, charged with possession of firearm and ammunition.

MARSHALL GUMBS, pleaded not guilty to the charge and was granted bail in the sum of $100,000 and the matter adjourned to October 12th, 2022.

Source: TTPS