Wednesday, August 17, 2022

AK-47 Assault Rifle, Drugs And Ammunition Seized In Gros Islet

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Gros Islet Police seized an AK-47 assault rifle, drugs and ammunition during a Christmas Eve day operation.

Law enforcement officials say the haul consisted of the AK-47 rifle, 37 rounds of 7.62 ammunition, 26 rounds of .40 ammunition, cannabis resin and a quantity of compressed marijuana.

Officers say they made the find at Pigeon Point, Gros Islet, about 4.00 pm.

It’s the second seizure of an AK-47 rifle this year by Gros Islet police.

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On September 11, Gros Islet officers with the help of the SSU executed a search warrant on a property at Bois D’ Orange.

They found an AK-47 rifle, seven rounds of ammunition and a quantity of cocaine and marijuana.

Kent Teddy Gilbert was later charged in connection with the discovery.

Headline photo caption: Officer takes part in police operation (File photo)


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