Uzi gun, drugs seized in Morvant, Los Iros

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:30

An Uzi sub-machine gun and quantities of ammunition and drugs were found by officers of the North Eastern Division during anticrime exercises, in the Los Iros and Morvant areas, a statement by the police said.

The officers under Sgt. (Ag.), Simeon Guelmo and supervised by Supt. (Ag.), Neville Adams, acting on information received first went to a busy area at Los Iros Road, Los Iros, on Tuesday 25th April, 2017, where a search was carried out.

During the search, they found 2.4 kilogrammes of marijuana with a street value of $31,200, hidden near a tree stump.

The same party of officers, thereafter went to Mc Donald Hill, Morvant, where they discovered the Uzi sub-machine gun, with five rounds of .9mm ammunition, hidden in a bushy area. No arrests were made in connection with the finds.