Firearm Found in Truck in Nevis Taken Into Police Custody

A stop and search exercise at the quarry at New River in Nevis resulted in another firearm being seized by police.

According to reports, on Friday August 17, while conducting a stop and search exercise, one 40mm pistol with several matching rounds of ammunition were found in motor lorry PB1053.

Reports also indicate that the two persons who were in the vehicle at the time were both taken into police custody.

Up until news time, there have been no reports of charges laid for the find. This brings to 21, the total number of firearms seized by police so far in 2018.

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