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Police crackdown results in major bust
April 21, 2017

The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force continues in its fight against crime, violence and illegal drugs here in St. Kitts and Nevis.

A combined patrol of Police and Defence Force Officers on discovered and seized two illegal firearms and ammunition during a search of persons of interest on Thursday (April 20th) in Rawlins Village, Nevis.

Seized was one (1) 357 Magnum revolver and ten(10) rounds of matching ammunition, one (1) MP 11- 9mm handgun and twenty-two (22) rounds of matching ammunition and nineteen (19) 7.62 rounds of ammunition. A mask, a small quantity of marijuana and other items were also seized.

The illegal firearms and the other items were found in close proximity to a group of six (6) persons who were searched by the Police.

All six are in Police custody as the investigation continues. The firearms will undergo Forensic Testing to determine their use in any unsolved gun related incidents.

This seizure brings to eleven (11) the number of illegal firearms removed from our communities so far in 2017.


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