Teen charged as gun, ammunition are found in Pleasantville apartment

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:30

An 18-year-old man was arrested and a pistol and a quantity of ammunition seized during an anti-crime exercise by officers of the Mon Repos Police Station on Friday.

The exercise was carried out between 10 pm and 4 pm in the Pleasantville district and included officers of the Southern Division Task Force and Rapid Response Unit.

Acting on information received, the officers went to Apartment #2, Building D, Orchid Gardens, where they carried out a search, which resulted in one Beretta pistol along with 12 rounds of 9mm ammunition, being discovered.

The 18-year-old, who was found in the apartment at the time of the exercise, was arrested in connection with the find.