Dominican Republic woman among two held with high-powered weapons & drugs

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 20:00

Police have arrested a 28-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman in Barrackpore, with three high-powered firearms and several kilogrammes of cocaine.

The woman is from the Dominican Republic.

The weapons seized included an AR 15, an AK 47 and a Glock pistol, together with several cartridges and 7.62 ammunition.

Police made the raid on an apartment on Rochard Road, Barrackpore, where they discovered the drugs and ammunition.

They found a kilo of cocaine already packed for distribution and another kilo being "cooked".

The two are currently in police custody.