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One Man Arrested on Suspicion of Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm (Ammunition) and other Offenses

25th March, 2020 Police Headlines

Just after 8PM yesterday, 24 March, police were on patrol in the George Town District when a man was observed walking along Saturn Close, George Town, in breach of the imposed COVID Curfew. He was spoken to by the patrolling officer and was observed to be carrying a knife and was behaving aggressively towards the officer.


The man was arrested for breaching the COVID Curfew. Following the arrest a search was conducted of his person and a pepper spray canister, a knife and two spent casings (from live ammunition rounds) were found. The man, age 26 of George Town,  was further arrested on suspicion of being in possession of an offensive weapon, being in possession of a restricted weapon and being in possession on an unlicensed firearm (ammunition).


The man was taken into custody where he remains pending further investigation.