The items were seized by officers of the Eastern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Rio Claro area yesterday.
During the exercise, officers executed a search warrant at the home of a 67-year-old suspect. The search resulted in one homemade shotgun and nineteen 12-gauge cartridges. The man who was at the house at the time of the exercise was arrested in connection with the find.
Meanwhile, in a separate incident, the same party of officers carried out a search of a bushy area along the Guayaguayare Road, where they found one homemade shotgun and one 12-gauge cartridge.
Investigations are being conducted in both cases.