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A photo of sleeping bunks in the Appliance Bay at the Crown Point Police Station.

A 54-year-old Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) employee was yesterday arrested for firearm and ammunition possession while on duty at his office.

According to reports, around 9 am, officers of the Special Operations Response Team received information that the man from Santa Cruz, who is a member of a religious group, was planning on committing a murder after completing his shift.

The officers executed a search warrant at the man’s workplace at Prizgar Road in San Juan and found a loaded pistol hidden in his car.

The man was arrested and taken to the San Juan Police Station where he remained detained up to late yesterday.

Sgt Mark Hernandez is continuing investigations.