Aranguez couple held with gun, ammo & weed

An Aranguez couple has been arrested for possession of a firearm, ammunition and a quantity of marijuana.

This follows an intelligence-led exercise in the Barataria district yesterday.

Officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Strike Team led by Cpl Phillips, carried out the exercise during which they executed a search warrant at an apartment belonging to a 32-year-old woman along Boundary Road, Aranguez.

A 30-year-old man was also at the home at the time of the search.

Officers conducted a search and discovered one Smith & Wesson pistol loaded with ten rounds 40mm ammunition.

A further search of the woman’s brown Toyota Corolla motor vehicle, resulted in officers finding 102 grammes of marijuana.

Both suspects were detained and taken to the Barataria Police Station, pending charges.

PC Weekes is continuing enquiries.

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