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Westmoreland police seize illegal firearm, 11 rounds of ammo

Published:Saturday | October 31, 2015 | 12:00 AM

The Westmoreland Police have seized another illegal firearm along with several rounds of ammunition.

Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the seizure, but the police say their names are being withheld pending further investigations.

The Bethel Town Police reports that a team was conducting vehicular checkpoint duties along Cove Road in the parish when they stopped and searched a motorcycle driver and his pillion passenger.

It is reported that during the search a 9 millimetre pistol with 11 rounds of ammunition were found.