One man is currently in police custody following the seizure of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition during a sting operation in La Horquetta yesterday.
According to police reports, officers of the Northern Division Major Operations Unit responded to a report of a man armed with a gun at the CLR James Crescent, La Horquetta area around 8:00 pm. Upon arrival, officers observed a man known to them armed with a gun and wearing a book bag on his back. The suspect was immediately apprehended and searched. Officers then seized the chrome revolver with one round of .38 ammunition. He was immediately arrested. Charges are imminent in this case as PC Hall continues investigations. The operation was led by Insp (Ag) Pitt and supervised by Cpls (Ag) Gordon and Ali, and included a party of officers of the Major Operations Unit and Canine Unit.