Three arrested for firearms offences

Police arrested three men and recovered a firearm and ammunition in the George Town area in the early hours of Friday morning.

Police said that shortly after 1.30am Friday, 6 July, officers stopped a vehicle near Welly’s Cool Spot on North Sound Road. Police chased on foot a man who ran from the car and subsequently recovered the firearm and ammunition.

All three male occupants of the car were arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

One of the men was also arrested on suspicion of being in possession of ganja.