Logger arrested with firearm.

A logger of Phase Two Amelia’s Ward, Linden was early this morning arrested with a quantity of ammunition and an unlicensed firearm, at his home.
Police acting on information went to the logger’s home about 02:00 hrs. and conducted a search of the two –story structure and that of a bond in the yard ,in the presence of the 41 year old owner; during which an unlicensed.32 Magnum Taurus Pistol and twenty-five (25) live matching rounds were found hidden at separate locations. He is currently being processed for Court.
Ranks of a police mobile patrol in 58 Miles Mabura, Upper Demerara River yesterday afternoon stopped and searched a motor car and its occupants, during which process one of the occupants who hails from Victory Valley, Linden was found with a parcel containing 250 grams of cannabis, concealed on his person. The 54 year old miner will be charged soon.
Ranks of ‘A’ Division are searching for two suspects who escaped from them yesterday, dropping their firearm in the process.
About 09:30 hrs, Ranks on a motor cycle conducting patrol on Vlissengen Road, observed the suspects proceeding in front of them on a CG Motor Cycle without the rear registration number plate and summoned them to stop but instead of so doing so, the pillion rider quickly took out a firearm from his waist and tossed it in the parapet and sped away.
The ranks promptly retrieved the weapon which was found to be a .380 pistol with five (5) live rounds and went in pursuit of the men but without success. The weapon and ammunition have since been lodged.


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