Customs discover 500 rounds of ammunition at port

Photos courtesy of Customs and Excise

ST. KITTS, MAY 17TH 2010 (CUOPM) – Customs and Excise in St. Kitts and Nevis has seized over 500 rounds of ammunition.

A terse statement from the Comptroller of Customs said the discovery was made by the Customs K9 Unit during a routine patrol at the Deep Water Port at Bird Rock.

The Customs statement said the large quantity of concealed ammunition comprised of .9 MM = 148 ROUNDS; .45 MM = 200 ROUNDS BALLPOINTS; 7.62MM = 48 ROUNDS; .40 MM = 50 ROUNDS; .380 MM = 50 ROUNDS; and .45 MM = 50 HOLLOWPOINT ROUNDS, a total of 546 ROUNDS

“The ammunition was catalogued and turned over to Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force Drug Squad Unit in its entirety,” said the statement. The statement said no arrests have been made however investigations are ongoing.

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