One man has been arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition in the Rio Claro.
According to police reports, on July 27th, between the hours of 1 pm and 4 pm an exercise was conducted in the Rio Claro district coordinated by Snr Supt (Ag) Aguilal, supervised by Sgt (Ag) Maharaj and included personnel of the Criminal Investigations Department Task Force and the Emergency Response Patrol.

Around 1:30 pm the mentioned police party executed a search warrant for firearm and ammunition at the home of a 61-year-old man of San Pedro Road, Rio Claro and during the search one homemade shotgun loaded with one round of 12-gauge cartridge was found in the house.

The man was arrested and later charged for the offences of possession of firearm and ammunition, by Cpl (Ag) Denoon.

Jeffrey Sydney appeared before the Rio Claro Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 28th July, 2020, where he pleaded guilty to the offences and is expected to reappear on July 31st for sentencing.