Three Illegal Firearms Seized. Two in Custody
Posted on March 13, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, police seized three more firearms and several rounds of ammunition over a 24-hour period.
In the first incident, shortly before 1:00pm on Thursday 9th March 2017, officers from the Mobile Division were on routine patrol on Iguana Way and Beldock Avenue, when they intercepted a Honda Civic vehicle driven by an adult male. The vehicle was searched and a Ruger Pistol with 16 rounds of ammunition was found. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody.
In the second incident, around 7:00pm on Friday 10th March 2017, officers attached to the Selective Enforcement Team were on routine patrol on Trelawney Gardens Road, when they observed two men standing on the side of the road. When they approached, one of the men dropped an object and they both fled on foot. The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the two men. The object was retrieved and found to be a .40 Smith and Wesson Pistol.
Then shortly after 9:30pm, officers attached to the Selective Enforcement Team were on routine patrol on Ida Street, when they observed a man standing on the side of the street. When they approached, the man dropped an object and attempted to walk off but was caught by the officers. The object was retrieved and found to be a 9 millimeter Pistol with 4 live rounds of ammunition. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody for questioning.
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