Three men were arrested and one firearm, 18 rounds of ammunition and two magazines seized by officers of the Western Division Special Patrol Unit (WDSPU) during an intelligence-led exercise in the St. James District, yesterday.
According to official police reports, at about 9:50pm on Wednesday 5th February, officers of the WDPSU were on mobile patrol along the Western Main Road, St. James, when they received information about a man having a firearm in his possession at the Bess West Supermarket, Mathura Street in St. James.
Quick work by officers of the Four Roads Police Station resulted in the arrest of a bandit and the recovery of a quantity of cash, which had been stolen minutes earlier from a female victim in the Diego Martin district.
According to official police reports, the victim was walking along the walkover of the Diego Martin highway around 11:15am, on Tuesday 10 December 2019, when she was accosted by a man who grabbed a black bag containing a quantity of cash from her.
The man then made his escape on foot into Cuthbert Circular.