The illegal weapon seized during the police exercise in Santa Cruz on Monday 11 May 2020. (Image: TTPS)

A 41-year-old man from Santa Cruz was arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition during an anti-crime exercise on Monday.

Official police reports indicate that on Monday 11 May 2020, officers executed a search warrant in the Santa Cruz district, and discovered one Berretta pistol fitted with a magazine containing 14 rounds of 9 mm ammunition.

The anti-crime exercise was spearheaded by officers of the Western Division Task (WDTF) and the K9 Branch.

PC Peltier is continuing investigations.