Police seize gun, ammunition, drugs in Ste Madeleine

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 11:30

A gun and a quantity of ammunition and drugs were discovered, during a hotspot patrol in the Ste. Madeleine District, over the weekend, police said.

Around 2:30 pm on Saturday 16th April, 2017, officers went to a restaurant and bar located at Cipero Road, Golconda, where they found a black Glock 17 pistol, fitted with a magazine with 10 rounds of .9mm ammunition and six packets containing a quantity of marijuana, under a tent in front of the bar.

The officers attempted to apprehend a man who was standing under the tent at the time of the discovery, however, he ran off into some nearby bushes.

The officers gave chase but were unable to capture him.

Investigators say an arrest is imminent since the man is known to them.