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Four more guns seized, three suspects held

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Three of the guns seized by police in Diego Martin on Wednesday.

Four more illegal guns have been taken off the streets by police and three men are in custody for the latest seizures.

Police said two men were arrested after officers of the Western Division Task Force seized a revolver in Belmont yesterday. According to a release from the Police Service, officers stopped a Nissan Primera car along the Lady Young Road, during an anti-crime exercise which took place between 11.40 pm on Wednesday and 2.30 am yesterday.

Two occupants, a 32-year-old man and a 42-year-old man, both of Upper Big Yard, Carenage, were arrested after officers discovered a revolver in the vehicle.

Officers of Carenage CID and E999 Rapid Response Unit were also involved in the exercise.

In a separate raid, one man was arrested and a Kel-Tec semi-automatic rifle, a Rossi revolver, a Glock pistol and a quantity of assorted ammunition, were seized in Diego Martin on Wednesday.

Police said they executed a search warrant at the home of the suspect at Tomato Drive, Diego Martin, and detained the 29-year-old suspect.

Investigators said they found the firearms and ammunition behind a refrigerator in the house.