Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 26, 2017 (RSCNPF): The execution of Search Warrant on Sunday (April 23) on a property in the New Roads area has resulted in the discovery and seizure of the twelfth illegal firearm to be found in the Federation so far in 2017.
The search warrant was executed by a combined team of officers from the Special Service Unit and the St. Kitts Nevis Defense Force.
Seized was one (1) Taurus .40 Pistol and six (6) rounds of matching ammunition.
One person from the property is in Police custody as the investigation continues. This firearm like all others seized by Police will undergo Forensic Testing to determine its use in any unsolved gun related incidents.
The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force continues its appeal to residents and citizens to come forward and share any information they may have with regards to crime and criminal activity. Citizens can do so by calling any Police Station, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8477 or by using the SKN Crime Reporter App on a Smartphone.
This seizure brings to twelve (12) the number of illegal firearms removed from our communities so far in 2017.