Gun found in abandoned house

Gun found in abandoned house

One Desert Eagle .44 Magnum Pistol was found by officers during an Anti-Crime and Drug Block exercise in the Northern Division yesterday.

Around 7:20 pm on June 23rd 2021, based on information, officers attached to the Pinto Police Post proceeded to an abandoned house at Muller Drive, Demerara Road, Arima.

A firearm fitted with a magazine, was found in a room located on the western side of the structure, concealed in a black plastic bag, under a cushion. It was taken to the Pinto Police post where enquiries are continuing.

The exercise was coordinated by ACP Belfon, Snr. Supt. Ramdeen, Supt. Edwards, ASP Deonarine with Insp. Greene and supervised by Sgt Beckles, W/Cpl Dehere and PC Andrews with officers from the Pinto Police Post.