Man Taken Into Custody for Illegal Firearm

Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 06, 2019 (RSCNPF): A man is in Police custody in relation to a firearm that was found in the village area on June 04.

Officers from a joint mobile patrol team in the area observed an individual on a motorbike with what appeared to be a firearm. The individual tried to escape, was pursued by members of the security forces and apprehended shortly after. A search of the area resulted in the discovery of a Glock Pistol with thirteen (13) rounds of ammunition. The man and the firearm were taken into Police custody. Members of the Crime Scene Unit visited and processed the scene. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

Citizens and residents are reminded that we all have a role to play in keeping communities safe. Persons are asked to report all suspicious activity or information about illegal activity to the Police by dialing the crime hotline at 707.

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