Wednesday 12 December, 2018

M16 rifle seized in Granville, St James

File photo of an M16 assault rifle

File photo of an M16 assault rifle

The St James and Hanover police are being lauded for their efforts in ridding the nation’s streets of two firearms and a number of assorted rounds of ammunition on Wednesday, October 10.

The first seizure occurred on Gordon Cresent in Granville, St James, where officers conducting an operation about 7:40 a.m., seized an M16 rifle with a magazine containing thirty 5.56 rounds of ammunition.

The second incident occurred between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in Chester Castle, Hanover, where officers carried out a special operation.

An unfinished concrete structure was searched and a .37 revolver and four .37 rounds of ammunition were found in a bag which also contained four masks.

No one was taken into custody in relation to the seizures.

Investigations continue into both seizures.

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