Police are continuing investigations into two separate incidents, where illegal firearms were taken off the streets.
In the first incident on Monday, April 5, shortly before 9:00 p.m. officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while on mobile patrol in the Williams’ Town area, observed a group of males congregating in the area of the public restrooms.
The males looked into the direction of the police vehicle and quickly dispersed.
Officers, immediately, conducted a search of the area where the males were and discovered on the western side of the building inside a concrete water meter box, a black .380 Glock pistol with four unfired hollow tip ammunition.
No arrest was made in this matter.
In the second incident on Tuesday, April 6, shortly after 2:00 a.m. officers of the Northeastern Division and Rapid Response Unit, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Cromwell Drive.
At the residence, officers discovered inside a black Smith and Wesson .40 pistol with six live rounds of .40 ammunition and one .40 hollow tip ammunition that was hidden in the bedroom.
A male and female who reside in the residence was arrested and taken into police custody.
Additionally, officers of the Flying Squad arrest a male after he was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana.
Reports are that on Monday, April 5 shortly before 5:00 p.m. officers of the Flying Squad, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Drake Avenue.
There officers met a male who resided in the home, upon seeing the officers attempted to flee, but was apprehended.
The male was searched and officers found, on his person, a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana and cash. Officers then searched the home and discovered, in a bedroom, a quantity of suspected marijuana hidden in the air mattress.
The male was arrested and taken into police custody.