Soldier held with guns, ammunition

Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 08:00

A member of the Regiment has been detained after being in the possession of guns and ammunition.

The soldier, who resides in Princes Town, was driving his private vehicle in La Romain, when he was observed by police officers as acting suspiciously.

A chase ensued and the vehicle was intercepted.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of cash, one Taurus pistol, 137 rounds of 9mm ammunition and four magazines, two of which were extended.

The soldier was taken into custody and is expected to be charged and taken before the court to answer the charges.

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