Mother and Son arrested in connection to firearm, ammo and marijuana find
A Norton Street, Werk-en-Rust, Georgetown welder and his mother were yesterday (May 17) taken into police custody for unlawful possession of a firearm, ammunition, and narcotics according to police.
About 18:00hrs yesterday, the welder was observed by ranks of a mobile patrol on Norton Street acting in a suspicious manner.
A search of his person revealed an unlicensed .32 Taurus Pistol with four live rounds of matching ammunition.
The suspect was escorted to his home and in the presence of his 50-year-old mother, a search was carried out and a live .38 round along with 3 ½ grams of cannabis were found in a room.
This latest seizure of a firearm has brought the overall tally to 49 so far for the year, with ‘A’ Division-leading with 19, ‘F’ Division 16, ‘C’ Division 6, ‘B’ Division 4, ‘D’ Division 3 and ‘E’ Division 1.