An Operation Strike Back III exercise which was conducted in Valencia between 10am and 1:30pm today led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition.
During the exercise, extensive surveillance was paid to a suspect and later his residence.
Police conducted a search at the suspect’s home at La Platta Gardens, Valencia, where they found one Glock 19 nine millimetre pistol, fitted with two magazines and 29 rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition.
Police took possession of the firearm and ammunition and one man was arrested.
The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Balfour, Snr Supt Renzey Ramdeen, coordinated by ASP Coggins, supervised by Insp Pitt, and conducted by members of the Northern Division Task Force Intelligence Team and members of NDTF-Central and NDTF-East.
PC Pierre is continuing enquiries.