Man arrested for drugs, gun and ammo in Maloney

Man arrested for drugs, gun and ammo in Maloney

One man was arrested for possession of a pistol, a quantity of ammunition, and marijuana by officers of the Maloney Crime Patrol Unit of Friday.

During an anti-crime exercise, officers acting on a tip proceeded to Building 4, Maloney Gardens.

On arrival, they saw a man known to them, who immediately fled the scene.

The officers gave chase and held the suspect a short distance away.

The officers searched a Tommy Hilfiger bag, which contained 25 grams of marijuana, one silver and black Smith and Wesson 9mm pistol fitted with a magazine which contained 11 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Smith and Wesson gun, ammunition and quantity of drugs found in Maloney

The suspect was arrested and taken to the Maloney Police Station.

Investigations are continuing.