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Pistol, magazine, ammunition found by SORT on Wednesday.

A firearm and a quantity of ammunition were discovered by officers of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Northern Division this week.

Officers acting on information conducted the exercise around 11:00 am, on Wednesday during which they proceeded to the Maloney home of a suspect, where they executed a search warrant.

Police said nothing illegal was found inside the house, however, upon searching a bushy area located approximately 50 feet from the perimeter fence of the premises, officers found one Glock pistol along with a magazine containing 13 rounds of nine milli-metre ammunition.

The exercise was spearheaded by Sgt. Mark Hernandez.