Arima man arrested for possession of gun and ammunition

An Arima man was arrested yesterday after a quantity of ammunition and a pistol was found in the vehicle he was driving.

Police officers attached to the Arima CID noticed a Toyota Axio break a red light along the Demerara Road, Wallerfield.

The officers intercepted the vehicle and recovered a black Glock pistol, loaded with a magazine containing four rounds of 9mm ammunition.

The suspect is expected to be charged with dangerous driving, driving without a seatbelt, breach of a traffic light and disorderly behaviour.