Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Guns seized during police/military operation in East Kingston

File photo

File photo

A joint police/military operation in East Kingston on Tuesday resulted in the seizure of two illegal firearms and a number of rounds of ammunition.

The operation was carried out on Bryden Street in the Kingston 16 area, where the guns and 41 rounds of ammunition were found.

Reports are that the law enforcement team conducted searches at a number of premises in the area, and a Taurus 9mm pistol with a magazine containing twenty one 9mm rounds of ammunition was seized at one location.

In another premises, a black Springfield XDM pistol with a magazine containing twenty 9mm rounds was seized. A man who was found hiding under a cellar was taken into custody.

The suspect’s identity is being withheld pending further investigation by the police.

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