Plaisance man found with unlicensed firearm and ammo


Three men and a motor car were detained by police last evening after an unlicensed firearm and live ammunition were found in possession of one of the men at East La Penitence.


According to the police about 22:00 hours ranks of a mobile patrol observed the men in a white Premio, in the La Penitence area, acting suspiciously, and decided to stop and search the vehicle and its occupants.


During the search a point 40 Smith and Wesson Pistol with fourteen matching rounds was found in possession of one of the men who has several criminal charges, inclusive of robbery under arms, pending before the court.


The man is said to be 28 years old of Prince William Street, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara.


The two other occupants are both 38 years old and reside in North Ruimveldt and Sophia, respectively.


Investigations are continuing.


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