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Police Seize Two More Illegal Firearms
Posted on September 28, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
 

 



Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, officers from the Firearms Tracing and Gang Investigations Unit took two illegal firearms off the streets of New Providence in separate incidents on Wednesday 27th September 2017.

In the first incident, around 5:00pm, officers from the Firearm Tracing and Gang Investigations Unit were conducting an operation at Dorsette Street, Fox Hill, when they saw a male who aroused their suspicion. The male on seeing the officers fired a shot at them with a handgun.

The officers returned fire and the male fled on foot dropping his firearm to the ground. The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the male. The firearm was retrieved from the ground and found to be a Smith and Wesson pistol containing 3 rounds of ammunition.

In the second incident, shortly before 12:00midnight, officers from the Firearm Tracing and Gang Investigations Unit were conducting an operation at Saunders Lane area off Rock Crusher Road, when they saw three males a male who aroused they suspicion. The males on seeing the officers fled on foot. The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the males.

The officers conducted a search of the area where the males were standing and found a Micro Draco AK-47 Assault Rifle with a magazine containing 21 rounds of ammunition.


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