Police arrest two men over loaded firearm

| 08/09/2008

(CNS): Following a routine stop check by the Uniform Support Group (USG) at the weekend a loaded Glock was recovered from a vehicle and two men were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an unlicensed firearm. Officers carried out the stop check on Goring Avenue in George Town in the vicinity of Bay Shore Mall at around 2.15 am on Saturday, 6 September.


The two men, aged 30 and 26, who were in the vehicle at the time of the check remain in police custody at this time.The 30-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) said that it is working hard to tackle illegal firearms and encourages residents to report any information about the location or use of illegal firearms to either their local police station or Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling crime stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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