Four men were arrested and a firearm and a quantity of ammunition seized by officers of the Western Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in Diego Martin.

The exercise was conducted between 3:00 pm and 11:30 pm on Wednesday 15th April 2020.

According to official police reports, officers on exercise proceeded to a forested area at Upper Blue Basin Road, Diego Martin.  There, the officers observed four men who ran off when they saw the officers.

A search of the area resulted in the police finding a Tanfoglio pistol loaded with eight rounds of ammunition.

Further investigations resulted in the arrest of four male suspects (all of the Western Division) in connection with the find, as well as for shooting offences in the Diego Martin area.

Investigations are ongoing.