A Tacarigua businessman was arrested after police found several firearm parts at his business.

According to police reports, during an anti-crime exercise in Tacarigua yesterday, officers proceeded to a parts place in Tacarigua, where they executed a search warrant. The search resulted in officers finding a total of 25 firearm parts, namely nine rifle magazines, 11 pistol magazines, one AR-15 butt, one AR-15 barrel and three pistol slides, and one revolver.

The 28-year-old owner of the business place who was on the compound at the time of the search was arrested. Investigations are ongoing. The exercise was carried out by Special Investigations Unit and Multi-Optional Police Section (MOPS) and officers of the Customs and Excise Division