North-Eastern Division Task Force (NEDTF) officers are pleading with anyone with information that can lead to an arrest in the seizure of a gun, a quantity of ammunition and camouflage clothing yesterday.
According to police reports, during a ‘crime suppression exercise’ in Barataria and Morvant, NEDTF officers received information about illicit items being stored in the Caledonia Road, Vegas, Morvant area.
Officers proceeded to Harmony Lane, Caledonia Road, Vegas, Morvant, where they carried out a search of the area.
During the search, officers found a black shoulder bag containing a silver and black Smith and Wesson revolver with six rounds of .38 ammunition wrapped in a piece of camouflage cloth and a black ski mask in a drain behind a concrete structure.
The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Phillip, W/Supt (Ag) Maynard-Wilson, Supt (Ag) Alexander, Sgt (Ag) Martin and executed by Cpl (Ag) Majeed.
Anyone with information on these finds is urged to call the NEDTF at 638-5445.