POLICE PRESS RELEASE – Officers attached to the Soufriere Police Station have reported recovering two firearms about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.
About 6:00 p.m. that evening, officers responded to a report of shots fired at Palmiste, Soufriere. During a patrol of the area, the officers intercepted a black Toyota motor car registration number PA 677 at the intersection of the Palmiste and Soufriere main road. There were three male individuals on the vehicle.
A search of the vehicle was conducted as well as its occupants. During the search of the motor car, the officers recovered what appeared to be a .32 semi-automatic pistol, an apparent .22 semi-automatic pistol and 4 live rounds of ammunition.
All three individuals were arrested and taken into police custody for firearm offences. Charges are expected to be laid against them shortly.