Monday 6 April, 2020

M16, 9mm seized by cops in Corporate Area operations

The police seized a Colt M16 rifle and one Springfield 9mm pistol along with several rounds of ammunition in two separate operations in the Corporate Area on Thursday and Friday.

In the first raid that took place at about 2:45 pm, officers went to sections of Park Lane and during a search of premises, an M16 was found on the roof of a dwelling. 

The weapon was fitted with a magazine that had 28 rounds. No one was arrested.

Meanwhile, on Friday, a 9mm pistol was seized after gunmen on Norman Lane, Kingston 11, traded bullets with the police about 9:00 am.

According to the police, a team of officers were in the mentioned area when they came under gunfire from men in the area. Police returned the fire and the men fled. A search was conducted in the area and the 9mm pistol seized, which had a magazine containing 18 rounds of ammunition.

No one was arrested.

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