Police arrested three men following the seizure of a quantity of marijuana, a gun, ammunition, and a police issued bullet-proof vest.

They were arrested by officers of the Morvant Criminal Investigations Department (CID) during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Morvant district .

The exercise was headed by Senior Supt Winston Maharaj, Supt Roger Alexander, acting Supt Ramhohn, ASP Beharry, officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force and the Gang Unit.

Based on information received, the went to the housing development at Paradise Heights, Morvant, and conducted a search at one of the apartments.

During the search, officers reportedly found one Tanfoglio pistol with one magazine and 13 rounds of nine millimetre ammunition, as well as police-issued bullet proof vest, one police issued pair of handcuffs, fake police cap, fake police jerseys, two facemasks with “Police” written on it, and 1.1 kilograms of marijuana.

The three men ages range from 18 to 25 years were arrested