Man held with firearm


One man is in police custody after being held with a firearm and a quantity of marijuana.

According to police reports, officers of the Crime Suppression Unit were conducting an exercise in the Brazil Village district yesterday, when they observed a man acting suspiciously.

Upon seeing the officers, the man threw a blue bag into some nearby bushes and ran off.

The man was apprehended a short distance away and a search of the area resulted in the discovery of a loaded pistol and 700 grammes of marijuana.

Investigations are ongoing.


Story by: NEWS DESK