A Taurus pistol wrapped in a piece of white cloth was discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Siparia district yesterday.
The exercise, supervised by Sgt. Sheldon Ablacksingh, was conducted around 5 pm, on Thursday, during which the officers, went to Mendez Trace, Siparia.
Based on information, the officers proceeded approximately 50 feet off the roadway, where they found the firearm, under some sheets of galvanize.
No arrest was made in connection with the find.
The photo accompanying this article is not the exact weapon the police found but is used to desmonstrate what a Taurus pistol looks like.