26-year-old man arrested for possession of ammunition

Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 11:09

A 26-year old man is expected to appear before a Siparia Magistrate on August 3rd, charged for possession of ammunition.


According to police reports, on July 31st Sgt Ali, Cpl George and a party of officers of the South Western Divisional Task-Force went to Harris Village, South Oropouche, where a search warrant for firearms and ammunition was executed on at the premise of the 26-year-old man.

The officers searched the home and discovered a bag containing 14 white cardboard boxes each containing 20 rounds of 7.62 ammunition with a total of 280 rounds of ammunition in a bedroom on the southern side of the upstairs apartment.

The items were seized and Fernando Amelio Prestana was immediately arrested and subsequently charged for possession of ammunition. Enquiries are continuing.

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