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Firearm and ammo seized

Published:Saturday | August 27, 2016 | 8:00 AM

FFFe St James Police seized one Sig Sauer pistol and a magazine containing three 9mm cartridges, and charged one man during a joint police-military operation in the Spot Valley community in the parish on Tuesday.

Charged is 21-year-old Trevor Thorpe of Spot Valley, St James.

Reports from the Barrett Town Police are that on Tuesday night, the team was on patrol in the Spot Valley community when they observed Thorpe acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. On approach of the police, he pulled the firearm from his waistband and dropped it on the ground. The firearm was retrieved and he was arrested and charged.