May 9th 2020 MEDIA RELEASE AR-15 rifle found in “Vegas” One man was arres…

May 9th 2020
MEDIA RELEASE

AR-15 rifle found in “Vegas”

One man was arrested for possession of a firearm, and quantity of ammunition, marijuana, and cocaine seized by officers of the North Eastern Division during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district yesterday, Friday 8th May, 2020.

During the exercise, the officers conducted a search at a residence in “Vegas”, 2nd Caledonia, Morvant, where they found one AR 15 assault rifle with one round 7.62 ammunition. One person was arrested.

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

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Phillip, Supt Maynard-Wilson and (Ag) Supt Alexander, and coordinated by Sgt Martin (Ag) and Cpl Majeed (Ag)

In a separate incident, officers found and seized 27 grams of marijuana and 28 grams cocaine in an abandoned lot in the Barataria area.

Investigations are continuing.

Corporate Communications Unit
May, 9th 2020
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