Police Seized Two Firearms and Ammunition
Posted on March 17, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, police are reporting the seizure of two firearms and several rounds of ammunition in separate incidents on Thursday 16th March 2017.
In the first incident, shortly after 7:00am, Mobile Division officers acting on information went to a premises located on Emanuel Drive off Soldier Road, where a .30 revolver along with 6 live rounds of ammunition was found. No one was arrested in connection with the seizure.
In the second incident, which occurred shortly before 1:00pm, officers assigned to the Selective Enforcement Team carried out an operation on Avocado Street, Pinewood Gardens and 338 live rounds of assorted ammunition was found hidden in bushes at the rear of a home. No one was arrested in relation to the seizure.
In the final incident a man walking on Blue Hill Road and Martin Street was taken into custody for being in possession of an illegal pistol. Reports are that shortly before 10:00pm, officers from the Selective Enforcement Team were on mobile patrol when a man was seen acting in a suspicious manner. He was accosted, searched and a 9mm pistol and ten live rounds of ammunition were found in his possession.
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