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