Police Seize Three Firearms. Three in Custody
Posted on January 19, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took two adult males into custody following the seizure three illegal firearms off the streets of New Providence in separate incidents on Wednesday 18th January 2017.
In the first incident, around 11:30am, Southwestern Division officers on routine mobile patrol conducted a search of a bushy area off Cowpen Road, where they uncovered an unlicensed shotgun. Then around 12:30pm, Southwestern Division Officers on routine patrol accosted a suspicious adult male driving a Honda Civic vehicle on Cowpen Road. During a search of the vehicle the officers uncovered an unlicensed shotgun. The adult male was subsequently taken into custody.
In the final incident, shortly before 11:00pm, Mobile Division Officers on routine patrol on Palmetto Avenue observed three suspicious male standing near a home. The officers accosted the males and during a search found a 9-millimeter pistol in their possession. The three males were subsequently taken into custody for questioning.
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