A Petit Valley man is presently assisting Western Division Police Officers with their investigations surrounding the discovery of a firearm and a quantity of ammunition and drugs earlier today.

According to police reports, at 2 am today officers attached to the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) executed a search warrant at the West Hills Development, Morne Coco Road, Petit Valley home of the 43-year-old suspect.

Upon completion of the search, the officers found and seized, inside a pouch of a computer tower, a Taurus .45 pistol, 45 rounds of ammunition inside a Nike sock and a black plastic bag containing 112 grams of cocaine.

PC Mc Clean has been detailed to continue investigations into these finds. This operation was coordinated by Senior Supt (Ag) Thompson, Snr Supt (Ag) Pamponette and ASP Operations (Ag) Henry and supervised by ASP Coggins, Sgt Carmona, Cpl (Ag) Edwards and included PCs Mc Clean, Gilkes, Murray, Robinson, Roberts, Rogers, Genty, Peltiet and WPC Primus. Also a part of the operation was PC Ramoutar and Bailey of the Canine Branch.