Man arrested with homemade shotgun in St Mary's

One man was arrested and a homemade shotgun and a quantity of ammunition seized, by officers of the St. Mary’s Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district, yesterday.

Officers were on mobile patrol along Saunders Trace, St. Mary’s on Wednesday, when they had cause to stop and search a white Nissan B-12 motor vehicle with a lone male occupant.

The search resulted in the firearm and a dozen rounds of 12 gauge cartridges being discovered in the vehicle.

The suspect; a 45-year-old of the district was arrested in connection with the finds.

Investigations are ongoing.

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