Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016, 18:25 by Denis Chabrol
Three males, one of whom is before the court for robbery under arms, were detained by police last evening after an unlicensed firearm and live ammunition were found in possession of one the trio, at East La Penitence.
During the search a .40 Smith and Wesson Pistol with fourteen (14) matching rounds was found in possession of one of the men who has several criminal charges, inclusive of robbery under arms pending before the court. He is 28 yrs. and of Prince William Street, Plaisance, E.C.D, police said.
Police said the car in which the were travelling was also detained.
About 22:00 hrs. ranks of a mobile patrol observed the men in a white Primo, in the La Penitence area, acting suspiciously, and decided to stop and search the vehicle and its occupants.
He is 28 years and of Prince William Street, Plaisance, E.C.D. The two other occupants are both 38 years and reside in North Ruimveldt and Sophia, respectively.
Investigations are continuing.