Two teenagers have been arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition.
According to police reports, acting on information, officers of the Western Division Task Force (WDTF) mounted a surveillance operation during the hours of 12 noon and 4:00 pm where they observed the duo parading with a firearm.
The suspects, a 17-year-old male from Oasis Garden, Blue Basin and an 18-year-old male from Cizan Trace, Blue Basin were subsequently intercepted by WDTF officers. Upon doing so, the officers seized a Taurus pistol loaded with 12 rounds of 9mm ammunition.
The suspects were immediately arrested, pending further investigations by PC Hollingsworth. The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Thompson, supervised by Insp Grant, Sgt Carmona and included Cpl Khan, PCs Clement, Hollingsworth, Dennis and Charles