Man in police custody for possession of a gun and ammunition

A 44-year-old man is in police custody after being arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition, during an anti-crime exercise in La Horquetta yesterday. 

According to police reports, while on patrol, Sgt. Haywood, PC Myers and a party of officers attached to the Central Division Operations Unit, proceeded to a house along Oscar Pile Crescent, Phase 4, where they conducted a search. 

There, the officers discovered a rifle loaded with a magazine containing one round of ammunition, hidden in the roof of the house. 

The suspect, who was found trying to escape the house at the time, was arrested in connection with the find. 

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