Mother and sons arrested for possession of rifle and ammunition

Mother and sons arrested for possession of rifle and ammunition

A woman and her two sons were arrested for being in possession of a firearm and ammunition. They were held during an Operation Strike Back 3 exercise conducted in La Horquetta on Wednesday 28th April, 2021.

During the exercise, which was conducted between 3pm and 5pm yesterday, police executed a search warrant for illegal arms and ammunition at a house located at Phase 1, La Horquetta.

A comprehensive search was conducted, where one AR-15 Rifle, together with 31 rounds of 5.56 ammunition were found in a bedroom. A 41-year-old woman and her 17-year-old and 18-year-old sons were arrested and taken to the La Horquetta Police Station.

The exercise was spearheaded by ACP Andy Belfon, Snr Supt Renzey Ramdeen and Supt Edwards, coordinated by ASP Coggins and Insp Pitt, supervised by Sgt Caldon, Cpl Durity and included officers attached to the Area East Operations Unit.
WPC Gaulteau is continuing enquiries.

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