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Police Seize Two Handguns. Two Men in Custody
Posted on July 17, 2017
by RBPF Public Affairs and Communications Office
 

 



Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, police took two men into custody following the seizure of two handguns on Sunday 16th July 2017.

According to reports, around 12:30pm, Mobile Division officers were on routine patrol on Sapodilla Boulevard, Pinewood Gardens, when they saw two suspicious males driving in a champagne colored vehicle. The officers signaled to the vehicle to stop. However the vehicle drove off. The officers gave chase and vehicle came to a stop in front of a home on Jacaranda Street, where the driver exited and threw an object to the ground before fleeing on foot. The officers gave chase but were unable to catch the driver. However the male passenger was arrested without incident. Selective Enforcement Team officers then came to the assistance of the officers. The object was retrieved and found to be a .45 Pistol with 8 rounds of ammunition.

Police later took the suspect in custody to his home located off St. Vincent Road, where they conducted a search and found a Glock Pistol.

Then shortly after 6:30pm, the male driver of the vehicle who eluded police, turn himself in and was taken into custody.


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