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Four guns, ammo seized in three incidents, six arrested

Published:Tuesday | July 11, 2017 | 4:46 PM

The police are reporting that six people have been arrested in three incidents in the past 24 hours in connection with the seizure of four firearms.

The police say about 8:15 this morning, a Universal Hialeah M1 30-calibre rifle with a magazine and seven rounds were seized from a house and one man arrested during an operation in Goldsmith’s Villa, August Town.

According to the police, a day earlier, three men were arrested about 11 p.m, after a Taurus 9mm pistol, one 9mm Glock pistol, three magazines and 48 9mm rounds were seized during a traffic stop along the North-South Highway near Linstead.

The police say the men were travelling in a white Suzuki Ertega motorcar.

The Taurus pistol was found, reportedly on one of the men and the Glock pistol recovered from inside the car.

In the third incident, a 9mm Glock 17 pistol was seized and two men arrested during a stop and search operation involving men travelling on a motorcycle.