Officers of the Western Division Task Force found and seized three assault rifles and ammunition in Petit Valley, during an anti-crime exercise conducted between 9 am and 6 pm, on Thursday 16th July, 2020.
Official police reports indicate that during the exercise, the officers received information which took them to Upper Cameron Road, Petit Valley, in a forested area where they conducted a search.
The search resulted in the discovery of one green and black SKS Assault Rifle hidden in a tree; one AK-47 buried under a pile of dry coconut branches; and one AR-15 rifle loaded with a magazine containing 22 rounds of 5.56 ammunition, concealed in a fallen tree log.
The anti-crime exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt. Thompson Ag. Insp. Henry, Insp. Grant, and supervised by Sgt. Carmona, Cpls. Hunte, and Khan, PCs Clement, Hollingsworth, Dennis, Peters, Frith, Christopher, Taylor, Charles, Borneo, WPC Norgeiga and PC Husband of the K9 Unit.
Investigations are ongoing.